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Tag Archives: TM54

Delivering Net Zero

This blog post is a hymn to collaboration. Late last year Inkling were delighted to be invited to collaborate with four other consultancies on a piece of work commissioned by a consortium of 18 London Boroughs. In light of a revision to Part L, the boroughs worked together to procure this research to help inform […]

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LETI Operational Modelling Guide #OMG

Inkling have played a pivotal role in creating the LETI Operational Modelling Guide that was published this week. The guide is free to download from the LETI website here: https://www.leti.uk/omg I (Susie) was a lead author (together with Tom Gwilliam from Etude) and both Claire and Marcus were involved with the workstream and helped with […]

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TM54 gets a refresh

Inkling are proud to have been on the working group delivering the newly published 2022 update to CIBSE TM54. The original version was published in 2013, and has become the central protocol for evaluating the operational energy performance of buildings at the design stage. I have always liked its flexible approach, allowing modellers to exercise […]

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Inkling Blog #3: Closing the Building Performance Gap

Our last Blog identified a number of ‘Performance Gaps’ caused by a wide spectrum of conceptual and quality issues ranging from a lack of clarity in the industry regarding building performance criteria to poor build quality on site.   So, what can we do to close these gaps?   As engineers, modellers and designers we […]

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Mind the ‘Performance Gap’ – Inkling offering CIBSE TM54 predicted in-use energy modelling

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The “Performance Gap” – the difference between design predictions and operational energy use – is a serious issue for our industry. The CarbonBuzz web site shows that many buildings consume between 1.5 and 2.5 times the predicted design energy.   In order to address this, the industry needs both better energy-use predictions and a greater […]

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Training workshop on implementing the CIBSE TM54 Methodology to avoid “The Performance Gap”

Inkling are running a series of training workshops on implementing the CIBSE TM54 Methodology to avoid “The Performance Gap”. The workshops will be run in collaboration with Colin Lillicrap Associates, CIBSE and The Centre for Efficient and Renewable Energy in Buildings (CEREB) the unique teaching, research and demonstration resource at London South Bank University.   Next […]

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