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Information needs Primitive materials Survey

Information needs Primitive materials Survey
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What types of information will help you to confidently choose ‘primitive’ bio-based materials in your projects?

  • BIM (Building Information Modelling) data (attached to BIM ready CAD Models)
  • LCA (Life Cycle Assessment) or EPD (Environmental Product Declaration) data
  • Embodied Energy, Embodied Carbon, Sequestered Carbon data
  • Material properties, performance characteristics and appropriate applications
  • Elemental assemblies with all the components determined for you (Building Regulations ready)
  • Readymade Specifications

At what scale do you want the above question’s information about?

  • Materials
  • Products
  • Systems
  • Elemental Assemblies
  • Whole buildings

What levels of energy performance do you want?

  • Building Regulations (BR) Approved Document L sign off upon completion and no more
  • BRADL + Zero Carbon Hub (ZCH)’s Performance Gap overcome
  • Post-Grenfell plus x years level of competencies (its not just about fire)
  • Passivhaus (PH) (D) & EnerPHit (PH Retrofit) (=Super E (Canada) Minergie (CH))
  • CarbonLite (CL) (AECB interpretation of PH for UK) and CL Retrofit (CLR)
  • AECB (Silver Gold or Platinum)
  • BREEAM (Excellent or Outstanding)
  • LEED (Silver Gold or Platinum)

What response to Climate Change?

  • Building Regulations (BR) sign off upon completion and no more
  • BREEAM + Green Guide to Specification (GGtS) (Less Violet not Green)
  • Zero Ozone Depletion Potential (Despite international treaty thresholds for developing countries)
  • Zero Global Warming Potential (not 5)
  • Zero Climate Change Potential (not 5)
  • Low embodied energy
  • Low embodied carbon
  • High Sequestered carbon
  • Permaculture (Green, healthy and in tune with nature)

What Response to health and wellbeing?

  • Building Regulations (BR) sign off upon completion and no more
  • BREEAM + Green Guide to Specification (GGtS) (Less Violet not Green and not particularly healthy)
  • Good Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) (material choices or ventilation)
  • Chemicals, Synthetic and Plastic-free
  • PVC-free
  • Allergen-free
  • Well (Health and Wellbeing) (USA)
  • Sentinal Haus (IAQ) Tested insitu
  • Building Biology Association (BBA – Not Agrément) (D+UK) (Green and healthy with testing)

© GBE NGS ASWS BrianSpecMan aka Brian Murphy
20th December 2017 – 22nd December 2017

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