CIBSE provides weather and climate information online

CIBSE has launched a free online tool to help designers incorporate weather and climate-related data into building designs. Design Compass provides a clear methodology and a frequently updated database of advice. It focuses on the design of systems most affected by the external environment — such as heating, cooling, ventilation and lighting.

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