19 Jan '14, 8am

@SimmondsMills the difference between predicted & actual performance has long been on agenda:

Low Energy Buildings Database : a unique source of real-world information about building energy performance. Information on over 100 buildings and rising, presented in a consistent way to enable meaningful comparisons Actual energy use of buildings – set against predicted Retrofits as well as new buildings Large number of ordinary buildings – very high potential for wide replication A guiding principle of the AECB is to focus on what really works in practice, to deliver buildings with genuinely improved environmental performance. This was the reason the AECB originally established the AECB/CarbonLite Buildings Performance Database; to show people what could actually be achieved in reality, as opposed to what people hoped they might achieve when developing the design. This database draws on the collective experience of AECB members, and now also the teams involved in the Re...

Full article: http://www.aecb.net/featured/low-energy-buildings/

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Next AECB Conference in Bristol July 2014.

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