EnerPHit: A Step by Step Guide to Low Energy Retrofit, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover


A Step by Step Guide to Low Energy Retrofit, 1st Edition

By James Traynor

RIBA Publishing

160 pages

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Hardback: 9781859468197
pub: 2019-10-01
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In order to meet UK Carbon reduction commitments for 2020 and 2050 building owners will be required to upgrade their buildings to meet an increasingly stringent set of energy performance requirements. In the absence of any clear advice from UK Government on how this can be achieved, the EnerPHit standard offers a very clear methodology. This is a practical guide that gives architects the tools to retrofit buildings to the highest EnerPHit standard. It equips the reader with the key information on EnerPHit (as the most effective benchmark for performance), the practical know-how and tips to ensure effective retrofit throughout all Plan of Work stages of a project to the EnerPHit standard. Backed with real-life case studies, it enables you to understand how to achieve successful outcomes tailored to suit available budgets and programmes.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. What is EnerPHit? 3. The Challenges of EnerPHit. 4. Step-by-Step to EnerPHit - 5. Targeting EnerPHit 6. Residential Case Studies 7. Commercial Case Studies 8. Delivering EnerPHit

About the Author

James Traynor is Managing Director ECD Architects, which has been at the forefront of sustainable design since 1980. James is a Passivhaus designer and director in charge of several important retrofit projects, most notably Wilmcote House which is the UK Case Study for the EuroPHit programme.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARCHITECTURE / Buildings / Residential