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Insulation envelope in the Building (Scotland) Act 2003

Meaning of Insulation envelope in the context of the Building (Scotland) Act 2003:the building elements which encapsulate the building or parts of thebuilding which use fuel or power for heating or cooling the internal environment and will comprise all or some of the following:

a. elements exposed directly to the outside air

b. elements directly in contact with the ground

c. floors directly in contact with a solum space

d. elements that are buffered by an enclosed area

e. separating elements where the thermal transmittance should be ignored.

Note – the definition of ‘insulation envelope’ was amended on 1 May 2007.

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