Heating and Air Conditioning Systems

All properties in the UK and most around the developed world will have some degree of heating and cooling system in place. This can range from quite basic systems to more sophisticated and more effective systems. There are however, a number of typically utilised heating and air conditioning systems in the UK which are used to regulate and maintain temperatures inside properties.

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What is Thermal Imaging Testing?

Thermal imaging testing, sometimes referred to as thermal imaging surveys, can play an important role in being able to establish possible defects in a building, often at the very earliest of stages. These tests may be carried out at a similar time to air tightness testing or perhaps other acoustic test procedures being carried out.

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What is Roof And Basement Insulation?

The importance of a property’s roof and upper portions goes further than simply protecting occupants from rain and the elements on a basic level. Properties’ roofs and ceilings provide crucial insulation, influencing the air envelope and overall air tightness of properties. This can mean that the result of an air tightness test is affected by the roof.

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Property and Buildings Insurance Explained

Whether you are considering buying a house to make into your brand-new home, or are looking to renovate an existing property, it is vital that you have the right insurance policies in place in order to ensure that you are covered in the event that something goes wrong.

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What is BREEAM and Why is it Important?

BREEAM stands for ‘Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Methodology’ and is the methodology which sets the world standard for rating systems of building and works as an environmental assessment method. Acoustic testing companies (such as RJ Acoustics), work in cooperation with companies that provide BREEAM Assessments, to ensure that you can be safe in the knowledge that your building meets one of the comprehensive regulation and measures on a building’s environmental performance.

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