ISO Standard supports the development of energy efficient homes

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Issue 46 – February 2013

ISO 13153:2012 Framework of the design process for energy-saving single-family residential and small commercial buildings helps architects and designers to develop energy-efficient buildings well suited to their locations.

ISO 13153 specifies a framework of the design process for energy-saving single-family residential and small commercial buildings, with the energy consumption ratio as the key criterion. The Standard assists in the development of design guidelines for practitioners who design energy-related parts of buildings.

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Related Standards

  • NZS 4246:2006 Energy efficiency – Installing insulation in residential buildings
  • NZS 4218:2009 Thermal insulation – Housing and small buildings

 

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