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Shackleford - Domestic Carbon Emission Calc - 020 3390 0301
The office that covers this area is: London
Why Do I Need A SAP Calculation?
You will need to provide information about energy efficiency in a Predicted Energy Assessment (PEA) if you are planning to sell the property before it has been built.
Under Part L of Building Regulations in Shackleford, since 2006, any new dwellings or conversions need to have a SAP Calculation and Predicted EPC before any work can begin.
When changes are made to the heating, hot water provision or air conditioning/ventilation services, it is the responsibility of the builder to provide any On Construction EPCs upon completiong of a new home or conversion into fewer or more units.
How Is A SAP Assessment Undertaken?
The crucial information needed for the SAP software relates to the type of dwelling, floors, walls, the roof, windows, doors, lighting, renewable technologies, 'U' values, hot water and ventilation. With this, we can determine if a building complies with Building Regulations in Shackleford.
Amongst other things, the SAP assessor will determine how good the thermal elements are in the floors and walls as well as how well heat passes through these elements - this is known as a 'U' value. A high 'U' value represents a high amount of heat lost - this is used in the SAP calculation which is done off-site but requires plans and drawings of the site in order to be calculated.
What Is A SAP Calculation?
A SAP rating represents the cost of energy required by a property over the course of a year with a score of 100 meaning there's no energy cost. This is calculated from lighting, heating, hot water systems, renewable technolgies used and the elements of structure. The higher the score, the lower the cost of running it.
A SAP calculation, the Government's Standard Assessment Procedure for Energy Ratings, is required to produce an On Construction EPC (Energy Performance Certificate) or a Predicted Energy Assessment (PEA).
Our other services include:
On Construction EPC, Air Leakage Testing, SAP Extension Calculations, Part G - Water Calculations, Sustainability Statements, Energy Statements, Code 4 Sustainable Homes, Acoustic Testing, Thermography, Part E, Part F Ventilation Testing, SAP Conversion Calculations, Environmental Noise,
Domestic Carbon Emission Calc can also be known as:
SAP Calc, SAP Calculations, SAP Rating, Domestic Carbon Emission Calculation, Standard Assessment Procedure, TER DER Calculation, SAP Assessment, TER DER Calc,
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