TM52 Assessment

What happens during a TM52 Assessment?

Designed to inform developers and project managers on the current indoor environment of a building, a TM52 assessment is carried out to ensure it meets the right standards set.

The TM52 assessment sets the standards for the limit of thermal comfort and will look at:

  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 Comfort and discomfort
  • 2.1 Our thermal sense
  • 2.2 How can we judge if a building is overheating?
  • 2.3 Behaviour and discomfort
  • 3 Predicting discomfort
  • 3.1 The basics
  • 3.2 Investigating and modelling thermal comfort
  • 3.3 Predicted mean vote (pmv) and predicted percentage dissatisfied (ppd) using the heat balance model of comfort
  • 3.4 Other considerations
  • 4 The basis of comfort standards
  • 4.1 Existing standards
  • 4.2 Problems for standards
  • 5 Risk of overheating
  • 5.1 Problems with a single temperature overheating limit
  • 5.2 Discomfort as a function of a deviation from comfort temperature
  • 6 CIBSE recommendations for identifying overheating
  • 6.1 CIBSE guidance
  • 6.2 Overheating in mechanically cooled buildings

Our services are flexible and affordable

As well as being able to assist with a TM52 assessment, we can also provide help when you require a TM59 Assessment or a BB101 for schools.

In addition to thermal comfort, our team can also offer expert assistance with:

Why work with us?

At Pro Sustainability we have a true passion for creating sustainability in the built environment. We appreciate that people approaching us for help will require something different, so we work hard to offer a range of services so we can work on a range of projects.

Not only do we aspire to create areas that are environmentally friendly, but we aim to make buildings people friendly, as well as comfortable and healthy to live in.

Although our company may still be fairly new, our passion for sustainability in buildings has been going strong for a number of years. We offer expert knowledge, transparency and expertise that you won’t find with anyone else.

We are able to work with building managers, developers, homeowners, architects, designers and anyone else looking to ensure their building meets the current regulations.

By offering a holistic approach, we can work together to achieve sustainability in the built environment.

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