We understand more than anyone that when you are having some glass extensions or even a glass roof extension, you want to have lots of light. The problem is that you will need to meet all the required building regulations.
Building regulations state that new glazing needs to account for less than 25% of your new floor area and a lot of glass box extension designs will need more than this and therefore you will not be able to get your installation done.
We can help you with this, by making sure that your conservatory extensions meet your every need and more, quickly and efficiently.
Glazing loses a lot more heat when compared to a wall or even a roof. That is why a lot of building regulations state that you shouldn’t have more than 25% glass. If you display that you are going to provide additional solar gains then the larger expense of the glass extension can be removed. Of course, there are other options that are available to you as well if you want to upgrade your property and this is great if your dwelling is getting a full makeover as well. We can help you with this and your orangery extension if you wanted by providing you with a top service that other companies just can’t compete with.
We can help you by creating an energy model of the property in question by helping you to calculate the total Co2 emissions. We can also create what is called a notional model that comes with a standard amount of insulation value and glazing. If the extension has a lower emission rate when compared to the notional extension then it will certainly conform to meet the required SAP listing.
That means you can offset some of the heat loss from the glazing by improving the overall heating elements in the room.
Of course, if the existing house is benefiting from energy efficient improvements then these need to be taken into account as well. For example, if your house is having an older boiler replaced then this can boost your overall Co2 rating that will assist you in your extension.
We can carry out a huge number of SAP calculations for you on a day to day basis and we can also help you to understand the concept and what we need to do to fix it. We have already helped hundreds of homeowners and we are confident that we can help you to find a solution without changing all of your plans.
To discuss your project requirements, please contact us.