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Ventilation Testing Part F
MVHR

Ventilation Testing Part F

The aim of the Ventilation Testing Part F is to test the air flow measurements in new buildings. The test ensures that the ventilation systems have been properly configured. There are four types of test: Bulk, Intermittent extractor fan, and MHVR System. This article explains each of these in detail. Whether you’re looking to test a new build or an existing one, the Part F test can help you get started.

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MVHR Systems
MVHR

Can MVHR Heat a House?

If you are considering installing an MVHR system in your home, then this article will guide you in selecting a unit. It will also go over how these systems work, the unit size, and the installation process. In this article, we’ll look at some of the benefits of installing an MVHR unit in your home. Ultimately, we’ll look at the overall benefits of MVHR as a heating system.

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U-Values
SAP Calculations

U-Values – What are they and why are they important?

If you’re interested in the quality of insulating materials, you’ll probably have heard of U-Values, which are a popular unit for determining the insulating effectiveness of a building component. While they’re used in the Building Regulations, they are also an important indication of design and build quality. If you’re wondering what they mean, read on to find out more.

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air testing leicester
Air Tightness

Airtightness & Air Pressure Test in Leicester

If you’re looking for an airtightness test in Leicester, you’ve come to the right place. The following article provides you with useful information about the Low-pressure pulse test, the building regulations and the costs of airtightness testing. We’ll also cover what to look out for before hiring an airtightness tester. Listed below are some tips to help you choose the best one

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Planning Permission Guide
Project Management

A Guide To Planning Permission

If you are looking to build a new extension or conservatory on your property, you may need to obtain planning permission. In this article we’ll discuss whether you need permission to build an extension and the various types of permission you’ll need. This is also an excellent opportunity to get started on researching planning permission, including the types of applications, requirements and process. If you want to learn more about applying for planning permission, keep reading!

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Self Build Mortgages
Self Build

Self Build Mortgages

If you are considering a self-built home, you may be wondering how to obtain self build mortgages in the UK. This article will discuss how much deposit you should put down, which banks offer self-build mortgages and what the criteria for getting a self-build mortgage are. You’ll also learn about what kind of property you can build with a self-build mortgage. Finally, you’ll learn how much you can borrow.

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Self Build Home
Self Build

Self Build Houses – How to Build Your Own Home

There are many misconceptions about self build homes. People tend to think that all self-build homes are timber frames, but in reality, many are not. Self-build houses can be built using traditional masonry construction, half-timbered oak frame, or even modern airt super-insulated structural insulated panels. Alternatively, some self-build homes are constructed using modern materials such as steel, concrete, and lots of glass.

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SAP Calculations in Birmingham
SAP Calculations

SAP Calculations in Birmingham – Do I Need Them?

SAP Calculations in Birmingham? And do I need them? In this article, you’ll learn what SAP calculations are and why you may need them for a new build or extension. You can also read our advice for new extensions and renovations. Listed below are a few tips for ensuring the quality of your calculations. Once you’ve read this, you’ll be well-equipped to ask your building professional for a quotation.

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