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Energy Efficiency and Historic Buildings

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  • 05-05-2016
Energy Efficiency and Historic Buildings

Energy Efficiency and Historic Buildings

There are many practical ways to help reduce energy consumption in older buildings. If you are restoring or repairing an older building, here are some guidelines that you can use.

Older buildings are often restored to their original look and feel. But in our modern times, energy efficiency is important too. You need to find a balance between restoring and using energy saving techniques. This is to make the building more efficient.

In order to do this, you need to understand the building and what makes it unique. You should also know how it works with the environment. That is why you should make use of an expert team for restoring and repairing older buildings. These teams know what to look for and how to properly assess buildings.

Energy efficiency can be done by insulating certain roofs and ceilings. You can also insulate flat and thatched roofs. Insulation can be added to walls, chimneys, floors and walls. This all contributes to a more energy efficient building. When you are done you can obtain an Energy Performance Certificate.

The key is to strike a balance between making a building energy efficient and avoiding damage. That's why professional assessments are needed. With the right guidance, you can make a building energy efficient. You can then have a successful historic building project.

David Rudge Associates specialises in maintaining and repairing old buildings in the UK. The maintenance of historical buildings must be attended to by a professional. Our specialist knowledge makes us the first choice for restoration and repair work of listed buildings. Contact us today for more information on our services.