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Standards Referred To

I.S. 161: 1975 Copper direct cylinders for domestic purposes

I.S. EN 1745: 2002 Masonry and masonry products - Methods for determining design thermal values

I.S. EN 1996: Eurocode 6; Design of masonry structures

I.S. EN 13707: 2004 +A2: 2009 Flexible sheets for waterproofing - Reinforced bitumen sheets for roof waterproofing - Definitions and characteristics

I.S. EN 13829: 2000 Thermal performance of buildings: Determination of air permeability of buildings: fan pressurisation method

I.S. EN 15026: 2007 Hygrothermal performance of building components and building elements – Assessment of moisture transfer by numerical simulation

I.S. EN ISO 6946: 2007 Building components and building elements – Thermal resistance and thermal transmittance – Calculation method

I.S. EN ISO 8990: 1997 Thermal insulation – Determination of steady-state thermal transmission properties – Calibrated and guarded hot box

I.S. EN ISO 10077-1: 2006 Thermal performance of windows, doors and shutters – Calculation of thermal transmittance – Part 1: Simplified method

I.S. EN ISO 10077-2: 2003 Thermal performance of windows, doors and shutters – Calculation of thermal transmittance – Part 2: Numerical methods for frames

I.S. EN ISO 10211: 2007 Thermal bridges in building construction – Heat flows and surface temperatures – Detailed calculations

I.S. EN ISO 10456: 2007 Building materials and products - Procedures for determining declared and design thermal values

I.S. EN ISO 12567-1: 2001 Thermal performance of windows and doors – Determination of thermal transmittance by hot box method – Part 1: Complete windows and doors

I.S. EN ISO 13370: 2007 Thermal performance of buildings – Heat transfer via the ground – Calculation methods

I.S. EN IS0 13788: 2002 Hygrothermal performance of building components and building elements - Internal surface temperature to avoid critical surface humidity and interstitial condensation - Calculation Methods (ISO 13788: 2001)

I.S. EN ISO 13789: 2007 Thermal performance of buildings – Transmission heat loss coefficient – Calculation method 78

SR 50-2: 2011 Code of practice for building services - Part 2: Solar panels (to be published)

BS 1566 Part 1: 2002 Copper indirect cylinders for domestic purposes, open vented copper cylinders. Requirements and test methods

BS 5422: 2009 Method for specifying thermal insulating materials for pipes, tanks, vessels, ductwork and equipment (operating within the temperature range – 40^o^C to + 700^o^C)

BS 8206 Part 2: 2008 Lighting for buildings. Code of practice for daylighting

Publications Referred To

Advice Series, Energy Efficiency in Traditional Buildings, Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government 2010

Airtightness testing for new dwellings, A BSRIA Guide, Chris Knights and Nigel Potter, BSRIA 2006

BRE Digest 465, U-values for light steel frame construction, BRE 2002

BRE Good Building Guide 68 Part 2 Installing thermal insulation: Good site practice, BRE 2006

BRE Information Paper 1/06 Assessing the effects of thermal bridging at junctions and around openings, BRE 2001

BRE Information Paper 10/02, Metal cladding: assessing the thermal performance of built-up systems using ‘Z’ spacers, BRE 2002

BRE Report BR 262, Thermal Insulation: avoiding risks, BRE 2001

BRE Report BR 364, Solar shading of buildings, BRE 1999

BRE Report BR 443, Conventions for U-value calculations, BRE 2006

BRE Report BR 497, Conventions for calculating linear thermal transmittance and temperature factors, BRE 2007

CIBSE Guide A: Environmental design - Section 3: Thermal properties of buildings and components, CIBSE 2006

CIBSE SLL Lighting Guide 10: Daylighting and window design, CIBSE 1999 CIBSE TM 23: Testing buildings for air leakage, CIBSE 2000

Domestic Energy Assessment Procedure (DEAP), SEAI 2006 (http://www.seai.ie)

European Communities (Efficiency requirements for hot water boilers fired with liquid or gaseous fuels) Regulations 1994, S.I. No. 260 of 1994, Department of Transport, Energy and Communications 1994

Good Practice Guide 268, Energy efficient ventilation in dwellings – A guide for specifiers, 2006

Home-heating Appliance Register of Performance (HARP) database, SEAI (http://www.seai.ie)

Heating and Domestic Hot Water Systems for Dwellings – Achieving compliance with Part L 2011 (to be published)

Limiting Thermal Bridging and Air Infiltration – Acceptable Construction Details (2011 Edition to be published)

MCRMA Technical Paper No. 14, Guidance for the design of metal roofing and cladding to comply with Approved Document L2: 2001, The Metal Cladding and Roofing Manufacturers Association 2002

Planning Guidelines No. 9: Architectural Heritage Protection - Guidelines for Planning Authorities, Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government 2004

SCI Technical Information Sheet 312, Metal cladding: U-value calculation - Assessing thermal performance of built-up metal roof and wall cladding systems using rail and bracket spacers, The Steel Construction Institute 2002

Technical Standard L1, Measuring air permeability in the air envelopes of dwellings, ATTMA 2010

Window Energy Performance Certification Scheme (WEP), National Standards Authority of Ireland

Other standards and publications

I.S. EN 303-5: 1999 Heating boilers - Heating boilers for solid fuels, hand and automatically stoked, nominal heat output of up to 300 kw - Terminology requirements, testing and marking

I.S. EN 12664: 2001 Thermal performance of building materials and products – Determination of thermal resistance by means of guarded hot plate and heat flow meters method – Dry and moist products of low and medium thermal resistance

I.S. EN 12667: 2001 Thermal performance of building materials and products – Determination of thermal resistance by means of guarded hot plate and heat flow meters method – Products of high and medium thermal resistance

I.S. EN 12975-1: 2006 Thermal solar systems and components - Solar collectors - Part 1: General requirements

I.S. EN 12828: 2003 Heating systems in buildings - Design for, water-based heating systems

I.S. EN 12939: 2001 Thermal performance of building materials and products – Determination of thermal resistance by means of guarded hot plate and heat flow meters method – Thick products of high and medium thermal resistance

I.S. EN 12975-2: 2006 Thermal solar systems and components - Solar collectors - Part 2: Test methods

I.S. EN 12976-1: 2006 Thermal solar systems and components - Factory made systems - Part 1: General requirements

I.S. EN 12976-2: 2006 Thermal solar systems and components - Factory made systems - Part 2: Test methods

I.S. EN 14785: 2006 Residential space heating appliances fired by wood pellets - Requirements and test methods

I.S. EN 14511-1: 2004 Air conditioners, liquid chilling packages and heat pumps with electrically driven compressors for space heating and cooling - Part 1: Terms and definitions

I.S. EN 14511-2: 2004 Air conditioners, liquid chilling packages and heat pumps with electrically driven compressors for space heating and cooling - Part 2: Test conditions

I.S. EN 14511-3: 2004 Air conditioners, liquid chilling packages and heat pumps with electrically driven compressors for space heating and cooling - Part 3: Test methods

I.S. EN 14511-4: 2004 Air conditioners, liquid chilling packages and heat pumps with electrically driven compressors for space heating and cooling - Part 4: Requirements

I.S. EN 15270: 2007 Pellet burners for small heating boilers - Definitions, requirements, testing, marking

IS ENV 12977-1: 2001 Thermal solar systems and components - Custom built systems - Part 1: General requirements