Building Performance News
Our team are very active within the world of building performance. We regularly liaise and work with industry regulators, energy companies and other built environment experts who share a mutual interest. Read what we have been up to in our news blog.
Recent built environment news articles
BTS set to Evaluate Critical Role of Measurement within BEIS Heat Pump Ready Programme
Build Test Solutions has secured support under the BEIS's £1 billion Net Zero Innovation Portfolio to evaluate the use of on-site measured building performance in optimising heat pump system design and specification.
Call for Home Energy Performance Measurements following SMETER Programme Success
SmartHTC, our thermal performance rating solution recently emerged as the top performer in the UK Government’s Technical Evaluation of the Smart Meter Enabled Thermal Efficiency Ratings (SMETER) technologies project.
Dr Richard Jack
PAS 2035 Airtightness and Ventilation
PAS2035:2019 comes in to force on 1st July 2021 and provides best practice guidance for low energy domestic retrofit projects. All publicly funded retrofit, including Energy Company Obligation (ECO) works must be delivered based on this document.
SMETER Project Shows Successful SmartHTC Measurements
The BEIS SMETER programme has successfully demonstrated how SmartHTC delivers accurate and repeatable thermal performance measurements. Close agreement between SmartHTC and conventional coheating tests was shown in 30 houses.
Dr Richard Jack
BTS amongst winners of the Energiesprong UK Design Competition
Build Test Solutions (working with Carnego Systems and SOAP retrofit) have been announced as winners of the billing, metering and monitoring solutions category of Energiesprong’s Design Competition, held in London last December.