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  • We all have to use them from time to time
  • Some times we rely on manufacturers to provide U value calculators
  • Students need to get to understand their designs better, so do Architects.
  • Design and Decision Tools (D&DT) need them embedded
  • UK Government TSB has funded a dozen £1m D&DT software developments which will become commercial software
  • In Canada the goverment is paying for RetScreen to develop free to use national calculators
  • In the UK BRE have the monopoly on compliance calculators: SAP, SBEM
  • In Germany they have Passivhaus Planning Package PHPP
  • AECB’s CarbonLite interprets Passivhaus PHPP for UK climate and energy mix
  • Doing calculations long hand seems incredibly time consuming so GBE turns them into Excel calculators whereever possible and is making them available to download and use
  • GBE is also creating GBE Datasets to work with GBE Equations and GBE Calculators

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Index:


  • CarbonLite (Programme)
  • Delphi Hygrothermal moisture movement over time (graphic presentation)
  • Embodied Carbon Database Launched 10/04/2014
  • EnerPHit Refurbishment Passivhaus
  • Passivhaus New Build (PHPP)
  • WUFI Hygrothermal heat flow and moisture movement over time (chart presentation) (WUFI)
  • Loft Primary & Top-Up Insulation U values, Storage/Access system Psi values (Pending Peer Review)

© GBE NGS ASWS BrianMurphy aka BrianSpecMan
6th April 2013 – 10th September 2018

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GBEWholeBuildingEE+EC+SCCalculator 06.04.32

GBE Whole Building Embodied Energy Embodied Carbon Sequestered Carbon Calculator

Whole Building, Elements, U Values, Areas, Temperatures differences, Heat loss, Element %, Fuel choice, CO2

WasteCost® lite calculator

Loft insulation U value calculator and raised storage/access deck supports Psi values Cover page

Loft insulation U value calculator and raised storage/access deck supports Psi values


© GBE NGS ASWS BrianMurphy aka BrianSpecMan
6th April 2013 – 10th September 2018

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GBE Other’s Calculators


GBE Calculators

  • Whole Building Energy Demand, Elemental % Comparison (Calculator)
  • Fuel and In Use Carbon (Calculator)
  • Regulations/Design Guides Elemental U values/Airtightness (Dataset)
  • Form factor & U value (Calculator)
  • Insulation v Glazing cost comparison (Calculator)
  • Thermal Insulation Materials properties (Dataset)
  • Insulation material > U value > Thickness (Calculator)
  • Insulation material > Decrement Delay > Thickness (Calculator)
  • Interstitial Condensation Check (Calculator)
  • Whole Building U value, IUC, EE, EC, SC, LCA (Calculator)
  • Whole Building EE EC SC (Calculator) G#1910 N#1764
  • Whole Building U value (Calculator)
  • WasteCost®lite (Calculator) G#1297 N#1289
  • Loft Insulation U value Raised deck support Psi value (Calculator) G#14582
  • StoreFloor G#13287
  • Scale Changer (Calculator) G#19287

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GBE Datasets

  • Timber Species Schedule G#1371 N#1351
  • Generic Materials Schedule
  • Regulations/Design Guides Elemental U values/Airtightness (Dataset)
  • Thermal Insulation Materials properties (Dataset)

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  • Carbon

Abbreviations

  • AECB
  • EnerPHit
  • PHPP
  • SAP
  • SBEM
  • WUFI
Words and phrases
  • CarbonLite (Programme)
  • Delphi
  • Design & Decision Tools
  • Embodied Carbon
  • Embodied Energy
  • Embodied Water
  • EnerPHit
  • Fuel Carbon
  • Hygrothermal moisture movement
  • Passivhaus (PHPP)
  • RetScreen (Canadian Goverment)
  • Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP)
  • Standard Building Energy Model (SBEM)
  • Sequestered Carbon
  • U value
  • WasteCost®Lite

GBE Links

  • AECB
  • PHPP
  • WRAP
  • CarbonLite
  • Passivhaus
  • RetScreen

© GBE NGS ASWS BrianMurphy aka BrianSpecMan
6th April 2013 – 23rd March 2019

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