EPC SAP and SBEM Domestic and Commercial Energy Assessment Consultancy


Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive


Apr 24, 2014 Articles 0 Comments

Dear Sir/Madam, We are pleased to announce that the regulations governing the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) have been signed into law. From this morning, when the Ofgem domestic RHI website launched, people who have installed eligible renewable heating systems will be able to apply for the financial incentive. The domestic scheme is for homeowners, [...]

Gwent Energy Investor Club


Mar 20, 2014 Articles, Commercial / Public, Sustainability 0 Comments

Many people are interested in supporting renewable energy particularly solar Gwent Energy has 13 solar installations funded by local people. We have plans for more These all need financing and local people who believe in the transition town ethos of  Resilience and conserving depleting resources have supported us with loans. They are getting a healthy [...]

Part L Summary 2014


Jan 7, 2014 Articles 0 Comments

Government commitment to “zero carbon homes” from 2016 was reaffirmed in the 2013 budget in March •New Part L now will be implemented in April 2014  –SAP 2012 to be introduced at the same time •CSH to be effectively dropped by govt. •Renewable Heat Initiative also being introduced in the domestic sector from Spring 2014  [...]

Which energy survey applies?


Jan 7, 2014 Articles 0 Comments

SAP, RDSAP and SBEM are all survey methods recognised within the UK’s National Calculation Method for delivering Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs). Each is used to calculate the energy performance of buildings and to produce EPCs, but they have different uses and each adopts a different approach.  There are particular differences between the systems used for [...]

Review of Building Regulations


Apr 18, 2013 Articles, Commercial / Public, Renovation / Refurbishment , , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

Review of building regulations As part of our ongoing role of ensuring building regulations remain effective and up to date, the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has set out details of the deregulatory changes to the building regulations that will come into force in 2013 in England following the 2012 building regulations consultation [...]

Anaerobic Digestion


Apr 18, 2013 Articles, Commercial / Public, Renovation / Refurbishment , , , , , , 0 Comments

Anaerobic Digestion Process Anaerobic digestion produces a methane rich biogas in a series of processes in which micro-organisms break down biodegradable material in the absence of oxygen. Anaerobic digestion can be used to treat organic farm, industrial and domestic waste. The anaerobic digestion process produces biogas, usually around 60% methane, 40% Carbon dioxide. This biogas [...]

Farms and Solar Power


Apr 18, 2013 Articles 0 Comments

UK-based systems integrator Tritec has supplied its TRI-STAND mounting system for a 99.9kWp solar PV rooftop array at a farm in Newport, Shropshire. The farm, Wilfred Maddocks, was keen to take advantage of the government’s feed-in tariff and open up a new revenue stream whilst driving down its on-site energy costs, with the array which [...]

Dirty Energy


Apr 18, 2013 Articles, Bespoke, Commercial / Public, Renovation / Refurbishment , , , , , 0 Comments

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned delegates at the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) conference that global efforts to decarbonise energy have completely stagnated. Addressing ministers representing countries responsible for four-fifths of global greenhouse-gas emissions, IEA executive director, Maria van der Hoeven, said: “The drive to clean up the world’s energy system has stalled. Despite [...]