WH1 Good practice in the design of homes

14:00 - 14:45

Delivering well designed and constructed homes has many benefits. Homes that are relatively simple to understand and operate are likely to have lower energy bills and maintenance costs. Healthy homes are comfortable throughout the year, are well-lit with good access to daylight, water efficient, and well ventilated to maintain good indoor air quality and promote the health of the occupants.

  • Overview of the new CIBSE Technical Memorandum on good practice in the design of homes
  • Why we need to reduce the performance gap in homes
  • Highlights of the importance of early site appraisals and design assessments
  • Implications for appointing designers
  • Procurement and implementation




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