Seeking technical author - closing date 25th September

Seeking technical author – closing date 25th September

Introduction Many existing, new and retrofitted buildings exhibit large gaps between design aspirations and in-use performance. To meet policy objectives and meet the needs of building owners and occupants, in-use performance needs to improve rapidly and radically. While many people are now aware of performance gaps for energy use and
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British Standard for Building Performance Evaluation

British Standard for Building Performance Evaluation

An effective building performance evaluation industry requires some standardisation of methodologies, techniques and equipment.  We are therefore excited to say that the BPN has now received funding to support the development of a British Standard for Building Performance Evaluation.  The BPN will develop and manage the necessary contracts to deliver
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Autumn seminar series: BPE for health and wellbeing

Autumn seminar series: BPE for health and wellbeing

This autumn, the BPN is pleased to bring you a series of events looking at the impact of the built environment on our health and wellbeing, and how we measure the effects and outcomes of interventions. See details on the Event page.
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Research project poll

Research project poll

We have a number of ideas for research topics that we will pursue next. Having spoken to our Members, we have a shortlist of topics which can be seen below.. We would like your help deciding which one to go for. Please complete the short Survey Monkey poll below to
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Housing performance map - add a project

Housing performance map – add a project

You can now add details for your project here and contribute to our greater understanding of the performance of new homes and their evaluation.  The map was originally created for the BPN research project, State of the nation review: Performance evaluation of new homes.  More about that on the research pages.
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State of the nation review: Performance evaluation of new housing

State of the nation review: Performance evaluation of new housing

The inaugural research report of the Building Performance Network is here! Providing a digest of existing research programmes of new homes testing and monitoring, and a guide to all sorts of building performance evaluation, this is an invaluable document for anyone wishing to understand the performance of domestic buildings in the
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REPORT LAUNCH - State of the Nation: Performance Evalulation of New Housing

REPORT LAUNCH – State of the Nation: Performance Evalulation of New Housing

Tuesday, 3rd March, BPN will be at Futurebuild to launch the findings of our first research project, State of the Nation: Performance Evalulation of New Housing.  See details of the event here and look out for the full report coming for download from our website.
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Our position statement announced

Our position statement announced

BPN has had a busy and exciting week. At CIBSE’s Build2Perform, BPN announced its campaign for a joint industry position on disclosure and performance commitments.  Our statement has been jointly signed by CIBSE, Good Homes Alliance, LETI, RIBA and UKGBC.  We are delighted to launch this collaborative response to the performance
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Performance Declares! at Build2Perform - speakers announced

Performance Declares! at Build2Perform – speakers announced

Building Performance Network will be at Build2Perform on Wednesday 27th November, 8:45-10:00. We are looking forward to hearing from @wilfredsouth, Ioanna Mytilinaiou (Greater London Authority), Simon Cross of @BRE_Group, @alex_tait and @JulieG_Sust. Find us bright and early, 8:45 in main theatre with coffee! Details of our session, Performance Declares! are
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BPN at Build2Perform: Performance Declares!

BPN at Build2Perform: Performance Declares!

Building Performance Network will be at Build2Perform on Wednesday 27th November, 8:45-10:00. Details of our session, Performance Declares! are here. It is free to register for Build2Perform.  Do so here.
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