Our guest this episode is James Healey, AESG Director of Overheating and Acoustics talking about the new UK Building Regulation, Approved Document O, IEQ and building overheating.
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In this episode, we discuss:
- UK Building Regulations, Approved Document O
- The connection between acoustics, ventilation, thermal performance and health
- The current and climbing UK death toll due to heat related deaths
- The implications for building developers and designers going forwards
And much more…….
More on James
James on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/james-healey-7a57a920/
Download James’ white paper on overheating: https://aesg.com/perspective/approved-document-o-lets-clear-the-air/
James is a highly skilled acoustics consultant with deep expertise in provision of noise and
vibration design advice plus testing encompassing planning, environmental, architectural and building services acoustics.
James is a member of the UK Institute of Acoustics and Chairman of the UK Institute of Acoustics Building Acoustics Group. He is the principal author of the 2020 ANC ‘Acoustics, Ventilation and Overheating Guide’, which has informed the UK Building Regulation Approved Document O. Principal author of the 2022 ‘Guide to Demonstrating Compliance with the Noise Requirements of Approved Document O’ and contributor to the 2022 Future Homes publication ‘Part O 2021 (England) Technical Guidance’.
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