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Presentations now available from the "Assuring the performance of new homes: delivering what it says on the tin event"

Great interest and participation for the "Assuring the performance of new homes: delivering what it says on the tin event" held on Tuesday 21st June in Birmingham. The event was...

Final Reports and MHVR study published

The Final Reports from the BPE programme are now available on .gov.uk via the following Link ...

Social Housing Insights Study Launched!

The National Energy Foundation (NEF) has been commissioned to undertake a meta-analysis of the social housing projects carried out as part of the £8m Building Performance Evaluation (BPE)...

Innovate UK Building Better Buildings dissemination series

These engagement events, in collaboration with the Zero Carbon Hub and a number of leading industry partners, centre on understanding the causes of the performance gap and case...

Building Performance Evaluation event in Scotland

Selina Cheng (Zero Carbon Hub)   On Thursday 8 October, Innovate UK in collaboration with the Zero Carbon Hub, CITB, the Glasgow School of Art and our industry partner Xtratherm,...

Building Performance Evaluation event in the North West

Ben Griggs (Zero Carbon Hub)   On Wednesday 23 September, Innovate UK in collaboration with the Zero Carbon Hub, CITB, Constructing Excellence and other major industry partners held...

Building Performance Evaluation event in the South East

Ben Griggs (Zero Carbon Hub).   On Tuesday 14 July 2015, Innovate UK in collaboration with the Zero Carbon Hub, CITB, Constructing Excellence and other major industry partners,...

Outcomes and material from the Building Performance Evaluation event in the South West

On Wednesday 15 April 2015 some of the findings from the Building Performance Evaluation (BPE) Programme were presented and discussed with professionals, clients, experts and researchers of the...

Building Performance Evaluation at Ecobuild

Projects from the Innovate UK Building Performance Evaluation programme presented at Ecobuild in early March. Speakers shared experiences on biomass community heating and the challenges with...

Continuous Improvement - Learning from the Latest Building Performance

XCO2 Energy, in collaboration with Innovate UK, are hosting an evening event as part of Green Sky Thinking Week .  Eight projects from Innovate UK's Building Performance...

Cross Street BPE study celebrates completion of their 2½ year project, and the Woodland Trust case study is updated.

  Cross Street, Gainsborough   The Cross Street housing study, led by Longhurst Group, was a successful in funding from the BPE programme in 2012, winning a grant to...

Innovate UK: Building Performance Evaluation – first indications of portfolio findings

In 2010 Innovate UK launched the Building Performance Evaluation programme to address the performance gap challenge in new buildings. Over the past 4 years the programme has endeavoured to...

RHI DECODED: What is its role in the UK carbon economy? - A report by CBxchange

This white paper report was put together to summarise the CBx breakfast briefing “RHI Decoded: Making the most of Heating Systems”, held at UCL Energy Institute, London on 18 September...

Making sense of metering – How do we maximise output value? - An Article by Sophie Chisholm, CBX

The valuable role of metering has been recognised by the Building Regulations since 2002 with the inclusion of requirements for sub-metering in non-domestic buildings. Part L2: Conservation of...

Avante Housing Development - Case Study

Crest Nicholson’s Avante housing development consists of 150 dwellings in Maidstone, Kent. Construction was phased between January 2007 and January 2011. The two storey houses and flats over...

Quarries - The Case Study

The Quarries Sheltered Housing scheme in Edinburgh is part of the wider Moredun Hyvots Regeneration, development programme delivering 787 new and refurbished mixed tenure homes by DCHA in...

Woodland Trust Case study

The case study of the Woodland Trust BPE project is now available to download from the BPE website. The Woodland Trust’s headquarters is a short distance from its previous rented offices...

BPE Tools and Methods

There are a multitude of different tools and methodologies that can be used to assess a building's performance, some are well known such as SAP and BREEAM and others are lesser known being...

Cressex Case Study

New case study on Cressex Community School highlights some of the issues when a school is only half occupied after handover and the facilities manager is not appointed until well after that...

Free Workshop on Building Performance Monitoring: People and Environments - 2nd September 2013, Cardiff Metropolitan University

  The Ecological Built Environment Research & Enterprise (EBERE) group in Cardiff School of Art & Design at Cardiff Metropolitan University, in collaboration with the Welsh...
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