Guide

Home comforts: guidance on using ventilation, heating and renewable energy systems

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New homes of today feature a range of energy and ventilation systems.

For these to provide good levels of comfort, and for owners and residents to realise the energy-saving benefits that these systems offer, they must be operated and maintained correctly. The information presented in this guide was developed for the NHBC Home User Guide (HUG) to improve the understanding of these systems and how they should be used. The HUG website provides resources for both homeowners and house builders. This published version from the NHBC Foundation is a convenient source of home user guidance on the common ventilation, solar, heat pump and control systems. Its content and graphics are freely available for house builders to use in their own home user guides.

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