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SAP L1B extensions, do the calculations right the first time, ...

Unfortunately, there are some architects and builders using a simplified spreadsheet to give L1B compliance to building ...

Building Regulations Part F – Ventilation

A recent study published in the journal Building and Environment, has found that people working in green buildings; with ...

Smart Meter Roll Out

The government are currently in the process of rolling out smart meters to all UK homes. So far 3.3m first generation smart ...

Case Study – Baltic Wharf

Baltic Wharf is a prestigious development of apartments and hillside homes, situated a short walk from the market town of ...

Heating With Ice (Infographic)

Using innovative technology, with their ice storage system Viessmann show us how they can heat and cool a building using ice. ...

Halogen Lighting Phased Out / LEDs – No-brainer

In a boost for highly efficient LED lighting; from September 2016, energy guzzling halogen spotlights were phased out across ...

Solar Roof Tiles

Solar Tiles, also known as solar shingles or solar slates, are designed to look like ordinary roof tiles meaning they blend ...

Heating with Ice

We have recently been involved in a development utilising the ground breaking ‘Heating with Ice’ technology. Stommel Haus, a ...

Tapping into Waste Water Heat Recovery

Briary Energy, being a solutions company, are always striving to find innovative ways of reducing energy use in the home. One ...

District Heating – Time to Close the Gap

District Heating is a method which, rightly so, is becoming more relevant in today’s climate. Following the update of the ...

Eurocodes and Structural Timber

Eurocodes are a set of harmonised technical rules developed by the European Committee for Standardisation for the structural ...