Why advanced buildings don't work?

Tuohy, Paul Gerard and Murphy, Gavin Bruce (2012) Why advanced buildings don't work? In: 7th Windsor Conference: The changing context of comfort in an unpredictable world, 2012-04-12 - 2012-04-15.

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    The intent of policy is to achieve robust comfortable low energy buildings. However there are obvious policy disconnects and, where there is evidence, it appears that in general advanced buildings do not achieve their intended performance. There are many industry and policy initiatives aimed at improving industry processes such as: Soft Landings, BREEAM, LEED, Green Star, AGBR and BIM. In this paper the performance of buildings likely to be promoted by current policy is investigated and a number of significant and recurring problems identified. The possibility that these problems will be resolved by current initiatives is discussed and it is concluded that important gaps remain to be addressed.

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    Tuohy, Paul Gerard ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4850-733X and Murphy, Gavin Bruce;