IES Consulting were commissioned to undertake a thermal comfort study of the proposed development to ascertain the overheating potential of typical occupied rooms when assessed against ‘CIBSE TM52: The Limits of Thermal Comfort: Avoiding Overheating in European Buildings’. The results successfully demonstrated compliance with TM52 with IES advising on measures to reduce solar gains and manage internal temperatures.
Designed by architects, HAUS Collective, the Moda Living Holland Park development will see Glasgow’s former Strathclyde Police headquarters transformed into 433 luxury homes. The development is spread across four buildings, ranging from 6-22 storeys in height, set around a public courtyard.
IES Consulting created a dynamic thermal model based on architectural information and CIBSE TM59 specified inputs, to perform the required simulations. The analysis assessed weather data from three Design Summer Years (DSY) representative of: a moderately warm summer, a short and intense warm spell, and a long, but less intense warm spell.