NBT Updates

What Makes A Good Building

The definition of a “good” building depends on your perspective. What someone needs from a building and what their preferences are will differ from person to person. So instead of trying to pin it down to just one or a set of features, we need to look at what a building gives to us and […]

NBT Updates

Durability and Conservation

All retrofit projects need to consider the balance of improving the durability of a structure and maintaining the conservation of a building. However, the two are not mutually exclusive. Managing Moisture The biggest threat to traditional structures is moisture, as the majority of traditional and heritage buildings have solid walls which are notoriously difficult to […]