Post Occupancy Evaluation is the process of obtaining feedback on a building’s performance in use after it has been built and occupied. It confirms that the designed energy efficiency targets of a building have been achieved and , if not, highlights what actions need to be taked to achieve the desired targets.
Design intent rarely matches actual building performance, which is why it’s crucial to measure energy performance post occupancy. Using the latest techniques in the industry our team are able to test, measure, model and improve your buildings to ensure they meet design expectation and have an accurate energy efficiency rating.
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has launched its 2030 Challenge to help architects meet net zero (or better) whole life carbon for new and retrofitted buildings by 2030. As part of its climate challenge, the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is encouraging members to carry out post-occupancy evaluation to reduce energy use and carbon emissions from buildings.
Post Occupancy Evaluation is a consultative process whereby, along with testing, we provide you with expert advice and guidance to ensure your project needs are met.
Our team uses the latest industry methodologies and equipment, including Measured Energy Performance, Pulse Air tightness testing, and further investigative techniques such as Psi-Value and U-Value calculations, Thermography reports and Ventilation testing.
Testing is quick, affordable and can be done with the occupants in-situ. After testing has concluded, we will provide you with an in-depth report.