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IP 1/06 Assessing the effects of thermal bridging at junctions and around openings

Publication Year

2006

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Abstract

Gives guidance on assessing the effects of thermal bridging at junctions and around openings in the external elements of buildings and how to assess their effect on the overall heat loss (or heat gain). It enables a satisfactory estimate of these heat transfers to be made for the purposes of carrying out Building Regulations compliance calculations. It supports the Building Regulations for the conservation of fuel and power in all three jurisdictions within the UK.

Document History

Supersedes Information Paper IP 17/01 Assessing the effects of thermal bridging at junctions around openings.

Author

Ward, T. I.

ISBN

1860819044

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BRE

BRE is a building science centre that generates new knowledge through research. This is used to create products, tools and standards that drive positive change across the built environment. BRE helps its government and private sector clients meet the significant environmental, social and economic challenges they face in delivering homes, buildings and communities. BRE is owned by the BRE Trust, a registered charity. The Trust uses the profits made by the BRE companies to fund research and education that advances knowledge of the built environment.

IHS BRE Press
The Capitol Building
Bracknell
RG12 8FZ
UK

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