Daylighting Calculations for BREEAM HEA 1 Visual Comfort

Encon Associates were commissioned to carry out a daylighting analysis to determine whether the development at 437- 439 Brockley Road, Lewisham met the requirements of BREEAM Hea 1 'Visual Comfort'.

Key Facts

Commissioned by: IDC Develop

Project: 437 - 439 Brockley Road - Daylighting

Location: London

Services Provided by Encon: Daylight Calculations for BREEAM

Included: Preparation of Daylight Calculations for retail units and provide the Report of Findings

IDC Develop appointed Encon Associates to provide evidence that 437 - 439 Brockley Road meets the BREEAM 2014 requirement Hea 1 'Visual Comfort'. This £1.8 million pound scheme includes two retail units as well as residential units. The aim of this credit is to provide evidence at design stage that ensures daylighting, artificial lighting and occupant controls have been considered.

Our Solution

By using IES Virtual Environment software, our specialist consultant carried out the daylighting calculations assessment to provide evidence that the units achieved the required point daylight factors to achieve the specific BREEAM credit, as the project has an overall BREEAM requirement.

Encon Associates provide a full BREEAM service, as well as being appointed to achieve specialist individual credits. Pre-assessment is essential in BREEAM, as credits can be missed.

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