Tag : overheating
Efforts to tackle overheating via passive design principles is among the focuses of new guidance for planning authorities to consider how buildings can be more sustainable, safer and better meet local priorities.
A predicted tripling of heat-related deaths in the UK over the next 30 years will require a drastic rethink of overheating in buildings and cooling provision in urban areas, a parliamentary select committee has warned.
Danish manufacturer Nowocoat has obtained a US patent for a solvent-free coating that builds on research into stealth jet technology in order to limit heat absorption from the sun and lower the overall temperatures in buildings.
A new Committee on Climate Change (CCC) report for parliament has called for the urgent publication of a clear strategy to tackle overheating in both new and existing properties.
September’s RAC Magazine includes a look at parliamentary and industry concerns that have been raised over the challenges in tackling overheating within the nation’s buildings as government faces calls to amend Building Regulations accordingly.