Our expert Wind Analysis team translate guidance into design advice, helping you get to planning and beyond.
We provide Wind Microclimate Assessments to test and identify wind flows quickly and cost effectively, using a digital modelling technique known as Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) analysis.
A wind microclimate assessment is used to identify pedestrian comfort and safety at the base of a development, and may be needed for planning on developments as low as 15m tall.
We use CFD to predict a buildings local airflow and quickly highlight any areas of pedestrian or vehicular danger or discomfort.
We can also provide physical wind tunnel testing, and will ensure that whichever method used is the correct one to enable a smooth path through the planning process at maximum cost effectiveness.
With greater density in cities and buildings becoming taller to help meet targets for our growing population, wind microclimate assessments are becoming an essential part of the planning process.
Ultimately our role is to help you create more comfortable urban habitats.
Wind Business Development Director: Chris.Harley@gia.uk.com
Wind Technical Director: Jon.Winchester@gia.uk.com