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Comparison of Test Cell Thermal Performance and The Empirical Validation of AccuRate in a Cool Temperate Climate
Contemporary building codes demand houses reach a 5 star energy level, and in future a 6 star level will be mandatory. The thermal performance of a new house design is predicted using AccuRate... Read More
Extension of the Concession which Allows Timber Framed Construction in Class 2 Buildings to Include Class 3 Buildings
Timber construction in multi-residential buildings has been restricted by building regulations, often without a basis in science. This project investigated extending the building code provisi... Read More
Improving Thermal Efficiency in Lightweight Construction: mass timber as thermal mass
Dr Mark Dewsbury, of the School of Architecture and Design UTAS, presented on a recently published FWPA funded project (PNA289-1213). The research aimed to obtain new data to inform opp... Read More