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Acceptable Solution H1/AS1: Energy Efficiency

Abbreviation
H1/AS1
Amendment
3
Version
Fourth Edition, Amendment 3
Valid from
01/01/2017

Information provider
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Information type
Acceptable Solution
Format
PDF


Description

Acceptable Solution H1/AS1 provides a means of compliance with Building Code Clause H1 Energy Efficiency. 

Clause H1 provides for the efficient use of energy and sets physical conditions for energy performance.

It requires housing to meet a building performance index (BPI) not exceeding 1.55 (this is defined in the Verification Method and Acceptable Solution).

It requires enclosed spaces where temperature or humidity are modified to provide adequate thermal resistance and to limit uncontrollable airflow in certain buildings. It also sets out physical conditions likely to affect energy performance, and requirements for hot water systems, artificial lighting and HVAC systems.

Scope

This Acceptable Solution can be used for housing, communal residential, communal non-residential and commercial buildings. 

It does not include the use of foil insulation.

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Acceptable Solution H1/AS1: Energy Efficiency

Description

Acceptable Solution H1/AS1 provides a means of compliance with Building Code Clause H1 Energy Efficiency. 

Clause H1 provides for the efficient use of energy and sets physical conditions for energy performance.

It requires housing to meet a building performance index (BPI) not exceeding 1.55 (this is defined in the Verification Method and Acceptable Solution).

It requires enclosed spaces where temperature or humidity are modified to provide adequate thermal resistance and to limit uncontrollable airflow in certain buildings. It also sets out physical conditions likely to affect energy performance, and requirements for hot water systems, artificial lighting and HVAC systems.

View on Information Provider website Download this resource (PDF, 421KB)
Acceptable Solution H1/AS1: Energy Efficiency
Description

Acceptable Solution H1/AS1 provides a means of compliance with Building Code Clause H1 Energy Efficiency. 

Clause H1 provides for the efficient use of energy and sets physical conditions for energy performance.

It requires housing to meet a building performance index (BPI) not exceeding 1.55 (this is defined in the Verification Method and Acceptable Solution).

It requires enclosed spaces where temperature or humidity are modified to provide adequate thermal resistance and to limit uncontrollable airflow in certain buildings. It also sets out physical conditions likely to affect energy performance, and requirements for hot water systems, artificial lighting and HVAC systems.

View on Information Provider website Download this resource (PDF, 421KB)
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