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Fabric Energy Efficiency Standard FEES
The Fabric Energy Efficiency Standard (FEES) was first introduced as part of the 2016 strategy for zero carbon homes. It was developed by a Task Group set up in 2009 with the Zero Carbon Hub as one of its primary participants. Its initial methodology (referred to as Fabric Energy Efficiency or FEE) was incorporated as part of the November 2010 Code for Sustainable Homes.
- Air permeability.
- Building fabric U-values.
- Thermal bridging and mass.
- External solar heat gain.
- Internal heat gains (including metabolic activity or other sources generated as a result of services in the dwelling.
- 39 kWh/m2/year for apartments and mid-terraced houses.
- 46 kWh/m2/year for end terrace, semi-detached and detached houses.
For more information see: Home design prospects under the Future Homes Standard.
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