Build Aviator explores the best way that you can insulate your home and prevent heat loss
How can I prevent heat loss in my home?
Heat energy can be lost via roofs, windows, walls and floors. Knowing the heat loss will help determine the most efficient heating system required. Through compliance we can assist to make sure that your money isn’t being wasted, ensuring that heat loss is at a minimum.
Insulating your home is one of the easiest ways too not only reduce your energy bills but also keep your home warm. It’s important to ensure that there is sufficient insulation between the ground floor and floor surface. In newly built homes, the insulation would have been installed during the construction stages of the build. However, in older buildings, this may not have been the case. Whilst Double glazing offers many benefits for preventing heat-loss, draught-proofing strips also work well around windows and doors to help limit heat loss.
Another great way to insulate your home is to ensure you know how much energy you’re losing before and after your house is built.
How can Build Aviator reduce heat loss in my home?
Environmental standards are vitally important within the building industry – our experts within Build Aviator can provide you with a full Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP), listing a full set of Registered Construction Details (RCDs) for each junction within your home.
The SAP Compliance Pack acts as your on-site sign-off during construction, making sure that you have built-in accordance with specific materials. It makes sure that your project passes the final sign off. This is the UK Governments recommended method for measuring the energy rating of residential dwellings. To comply with Part L1A of Building Regulations, your SAP assessment must be completed and submitted to Building Control before you start work on-site.
We take your plans and preferred building method and match it with compliant RCDs in line for building regulations. We provide you with U-Value Calculations, Product Specifications, RCD’s and testing notes matched to your design, all packaged together in our bespoke On-Site Compliance Support Pack.
How does Build Aviator’s SAP service work?
Simply, upload your details and plans through our Build Aviator website, once payment has been approved and received by yourselves, we can then specify which locally-available products you will need.
Our accredited Energy Assessors will calculate your build’s CO2 emissions and typical annual energy costs for space, water heating and lighting using accurate U-Values, producing a score between 1- 100. The higher the number, the more energy efficient your property will be. Our experts will then produce you a full SAP report, complete with our RCDs which show you where to watch out for thermal bridging junctions, and which products you need to be compliant.