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Why Do Low Energy Homes Need To Be Airtight?

The idea of having an airtight home might be seen as unnatural or unpleasant to some, but certainly as the insulation used in the floors, walls and roofs of houses increases, we're reaching a point of diminishing return, so controlling unwanted air movement is playing...

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Air Tightness Makes All The Difference

Thinking Buildings just achieved a building with an air tightness of 0.59. Why does this affect the energy efficiency of buildings? We specialise in low energy design and are currently working on a number of projects with extremely high energy efficiency standards. We are currently working...
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What is the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)?

It is a system offering financial support for the generation of renewable heat and therefore aims to encourage the uptake of renewable technologies. It is designed to level the playing field between the cost of renewable and traditional fossil fuel systems. If you comply...
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