Low Carbon Domestic Refurbishment Guide

[The attached abstract version of the Low Carbon Domestic Refurbishment Guide – Second Edition, including the Forward and Introduction, is freely available here for download.  Copies of the full, 87-page Guide can be purchased from the Association’s partners at RIBA Publishing via their website.]

The second edition of this popular guide has been brought up-to-date in line with the latest legislation and contains new case studies. The guidance chapters take readers through the basic principles and preliminary considerations involved in planning low carbon refurbishment projects, including the changes to permitted development rights and other issues around planning and funding.  Separate chapters deal with refurbishment of the various elements of the building fabric and building services.  The case study section illustrates how these principles can be applied, by showcasing a variety of low carbon refurbishment projects and products.

Fully referenced and containing links to other sources for more detailed information, this book will be valuable to architects, contractors and all professionals who are involved in domestic refurbishment projects.

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