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Downside evidence grows: Modern Renders and External Wall Insulation (Cladding) are a no-no

14.6.17  Today a 27 storey block of flats went up in flames in London.  The Grenfell Tower was given cladding refurb only a year ago and would have required window replacement to fit over it.  The cladding is being looked … Continue reading

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Overheating in single aspect flats/houses

9 May 2013…..House builders today increasingly cram flats into buildings so they are single-aspect only.  Any prevailing wind direction that might help with ventilation is denied to them.  Cross ventilation requires two windows/doors and not both facing the same way!  … Continue reading

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