Thermal Bridging Guide

Summary: 

This document provides a simple guide to what thermal bridging is, the key construction details in new build housing where thermal bridging is particularly significant, examples of ways in which heat loss can be reduced by changes to the design and construction of these details, and the problem areas to avoid on site. It is intended to help designers and builders focus on the key decisions that they can affect around junction detailing which will have a direct bearing on the performance of the new homes they help to deliver.