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Fabric first and retrofit in tenement buildings

Fabric first and retrofit in tenement buildings

What is fabric-first, and how can you retrofit an older tenement building? What should you prioritise? We answer these questions and more in this webinar. Learn about sustainable maintenance and retrofit from tenement experts, and ask our live panel about how you can organise and perform retrofit in your property.

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Energy efficiency in tenement flats

Energy efficiency in tenement flats

Scottish tenements can be made more energy-efficient, however, it will take owners being informed and working together to make this change. In this webinar, we discuss energy-efficient tenements and what changes you can make today for the future.

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Below ground level

Below ground level

Your tenement may have a basement, sometimes used for living accommodation or sometimes used for storage, cellars or wash-houses. These buildings will often also have a 'dunny' between the basement…

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Energy efficiency improvements

Energy efficiency improvements

Adding insulation and draught-proofing can save money and the planet but in traditional buildings this needs to be tackled with care to avoid creating dampness in your home. Whatever your…

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Insulating traditional solid walls

Insulating traditional solid walls

Recent research suggests that traditional solid stone or brick walls provide better insulation than was once thought. Given the decorative disruption caused in insulating walls and the need to treat…

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Flat roofs

Flat roofs

Flat roofs can be found on buildings of all ages. They can be covered in a variety of materials. Seldom flat, they should be laid with a gentle slope (fall)…

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Insulation vs ventilation etc: How buildings ‘work’ in relation to retrofit

Insulation vs ventilation etc: How buildings ‘work’ in relation to retrofit

EdinBRIC recently held a well-attended hybrid event on insulation and ventilation, with expert speaker Jon Stinson of Building Research Solutions. His presentation discussed the principles of building physics in relation to domestic energy efficiency and retrofit. 

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Asphalt flat roofs

Asphalt flat roofs

On stone tenements, asphalt roofs are found on: 'high backs' - raised backcourt areas above ground floor commercial premises the top floor roof which may have been designed as a clothes…

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Bitumen felt flat roofs

Bitumen felt flat roofs

Most short-lived of the flat roof covering materials, unlikely to last much more than 15 years. Bitumen felt flat roofs are normally made of 3 layers of bitumen felt bonded…

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Metal flat roof finishes

Metal flat roof finishes

A range of metal roofs can be used. They are more commonly used on modern buildings. Metal tiles These come in a range of profiles, usually in long strips designed…

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Below ground level

Your tenement may have a basement, sometimes used for living accommodation or sometimes used for storage, cellars or wash-houses. These buildings will often also have a 'dunny' between the basement…

905 800 Under One Roof

Energy efficiency improvements

Adding insulation and draught-proofing can save money and the planet but in…

2560 1707 Under One Roof

Insulating traditional solid walls

Recent research suggests that traditional solid stone or brick walls provide better…

2560 1707 Under One Roof

Flat roofs

Flat roofs can be found on buildings of all ages. They can…

406 305 Under One Roof

Asphalt flat roofs

On stone tenements, asphalt roofs are found on: 'high backs' - raised backcourt…

406 305 Under One Roof
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