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Putting theory into practice: using simulation to meet new building performance legislation requirements

McElroy, L.B. and Clarke, J.A. and Elrick, B.F. and Telfer, S. (2003) Putting theory into practice: using simulation to meet new building performance legislation requirements. In: Proceedings of the Worldwide CIBSE/ASHRAE Building Sustainability, Value and Profit Conference. Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE). Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE). ISBN 190328743X

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Abstract

Paper which outlines how to use simulation to meet new building performance legislation requirements.