Case study: residential apartment
New build / Grade 1
There are a handful of builders who build a good quality unit above the minimum BASIX or NCC standard. Their clients tend to be owner occupiers rather than renters.
Provide a high level of performance without being too over the top.
With projects like this, the attention to detail is noticeable, the sites are well organised and schedules dependable. Using PIR boards below and XPS above the balconies results in a maximisation of performance with minimum space. The building is airtight and well insulated, with little or no chance of condensation.