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Peacehaven - Sustainable Homes - 020 3390 0301

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Phone Number: 020 3390 0301 Email:

Assessments - Peacehaven - A Sustainable Homes

The Government has made a commitment by 2050. To reduce carbon emissions in the UK, overall by 80% the improvement of new and existing dwellings in Peacehaven will contribute a key role in achieving this target. To hit these carbon reduction targets, both new and existing homes in Peacehaven must be more energy efficient. This is rated on new homes by having a Code Assessment. The implementation of the CODE is managed by BRE Global under contract to the Dept for Communities and Local Government under arrangements based on the EcoHomes operating systems.

A Sustainable Homes in and around Peacehaven is the assessment method for rating and certifying the performance of new dwellings; in Wales it is known as the Carbon Reduction Commitment Scheme. Launched In England in December 2006, it became operational in April 2007 as the national standard for sustainable design and construction of new homes. Since the 1st of May 2008 the developer of any new home in Peacehaven a must have a mandatory rating against the Code

The Building Industry needs to perform in a more sustainable way in Peacehaven .The Government has introduced new national standards for the design and construction of new dwellings in Peacehaven . Code for Sustainable Homes (Code assessment) or the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) is the means of measurement and assessment now required.

The Governments policy is that Code (C4SH) is now the national standard to be adhered to in the design and construction of sustainable dwellings, this will drive huge improvements in the way homes are built and the specific building practices being used.

The CSH covers nine categories of sustainable design:

  1. Energy and CO2 emissions (M),
  2. Water (M),
  3. Materials (M),
  4. Surface Water Run-off (M),
  5. Waste (M),
  6. Pollution,
  7. Health and Wellbeing (M),
  8. Management,
  9. Ecology.

The proposed site, property or development should be registered with the accreditation body via the assessor as early as possible. It is only possible to register developments against the current version of the Code. However sites registered in Peacehaven under a previous version can be re-registered under the current version of the Technical Guide. The registration is valid for a maximum of 5 years between the expiry of the Technical Guide version and submission of the design stage report.

Code for Sustainable Home Assessments within Peacehaven can be produced only by an accredited and qualified Code Assessors. A Code assessment usually starts with a pre assessment followed with the Design Stage assessment - where an interim certificate is issued. This is followed by the Post Construction Stage, which includes the final certificate. Evidence is submitted and collected and used to determine the number of credits that can be awarded to the development A summary report is submitted to Code Service Provider via the assessor for the purpose of quality assurance and final certification.

If you require free initial advice, (C4SH) consultancy or a quotation for a Code Assessment in Peacehaven please call our Peacehaven consultants at the Peacehaven Office on 020 3390 0301 or Email

Our other services include:
Part F Ventilation Testing, SAP Extension Calculations, Part G - Water Calculations, Air Leakage Testing, Energy Statements, On Construction EPC, Part E, Acoustic Testing, SAP Conversion Calculations, SAP Calculations (TER/DER), Sustainability Statements, Environmental Noise, Thermography,

Sustainable Homes can also be known as:
C4SH, Code Assessment, Code for Sustainable Homes Daylight Calculation, CSH, Code for Sustainable Homes,

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