Making compliance a cost reduction opportunity for your organisation
Assessing your energy needs
Buildings have a key part to play in ensuring that the UK meets its carbon reduction targets. There is now a whole raft of energy related legislation for building owners to consider. The path to compliance can be a long and complex one and getting it wrong can result in expensive fines.
We have developed a team with extensive knowledge of UK legislation and experience in assessing a broad variety of buildings and making cost effective recommendations.
New legal standards create an opportunity for us all to look at how we use energy in our buildings, we can help you:
- Fulfil your environmental obligations
- Anticipate and plan for changes
- See compliance as a catalyst to improve your buildings
- Maximise your returns through the most cost effective solutions
- Reducing voids and maximising rental value
- Improving staff well being and productivity
Statutory energy assessments
Energy Performance Certificates EPC
Landlords who are letting or selling properties are required by law to carry out EPC assessments and ensure their properties are at a EPC level of E. This applies to both the domestic and commercial sector. EPCs tell you how energy efficient a building is and let the person who will use the building know how costly it will be to heat and light, and what its carbon dioxide emissions are likely to be.
Display Energy Certificates (DEC’s)
Display Energy Certificates (DECs) are designed to show the energy performance of public buildings, all public buildings with a total useful floor area greater than 250m² are obligated to have a Display Energy Certificate (DEC) and advisory report. DEC certificates must be displayed in all public buildings and fines can be issued for failing to display a DEC and for not having a valid advisory report.
Streamlined Energy Carbon Reporting (SECR)
Streamlined Energy Carbon Reporting (SECR) was introduced in April 2019 for large quoted and unquoted companies to report their UK energy use and associated greenhouse gas emissions relating to gas, electricity and transport fuel, as well as utilising an intensity ratio and supporting information of energy efficiency action taken throughout the reporting period.
ESOS (Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme)
Implemented by the Energy Savings opportunity Scheme Regulations 2014, ESOS aims to encourage large organisations to save energy and in turn money but assessing energy usage of supplies to buildings, transport and industrial processes.
SAP and BRUKL Part L assessments
New build dwellings and properties that have been converted to residential dwellings require a SAP (standard assessment procedure) Calculation to demonstrate compliance with Building Regulations Part L1A/L1B in England & Wales, or Section 6 of the Scottish Building Standards. We offer a BRUKL Report service that helps surveyors determine if new properties are in line with part L of the Building Regulations (UK).
Energy Audits and Feasibility Studies
An energy audit is a brilliant way to understand how a building is operating and the energy that it is utilising alongside how the behaviour of individuals could affect the energy efficiency of the property.
ISO 14001 & 50001 management system support
We can also help your achieve certification to flagship international standards for environmental (14001) and energy management (50001). A comprehensive approach to all the of the above, ensuring your organisations achieves compliance, reduces consumption and cost, while demonstrating to customers and clients the approach you take on these crucial business sustainability issues.
We are managing the delivery of energy projects, programmes and services across the UK. Whether you are looking to save money, improve your environmental impact, or increase energy security we develop energy solutions for your organisation.