The post-construction and initial occupation study was carried out over a period of 4 months. This included the physical tests, inspections and information review along side occupant surveys.
- Design and construction audit - Review of specification, procedures etc., SAP review, ‘as designed’ against ‘as built’ comparison, design team interviews, report
- Construction stage - Occupancy agreements and ethics agreement
- Post construction stage and early occupancy - air permeability tests, infra-red thermographic tests, in-situ u-value measurement, smoke based air leakage tests, evaluation of handover and user guide, commissioning processes review, measurement of performance and energy se of MVHR systems as detailed on the costings/timeline. Review of systems design and implementation.
- Analysis - Interviews, walkthroughs separately with both occupants and design team, photographic survey, occupant satisfaction questionnaire input and analysis, results