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    What is the future for EPCs after the EU referendum?

    24 Jun 2016 | commercial EPC, Energy Assessor, Energy Performance Certificate, EPC

    So the UK has decided it would prefer not to be in the EU and the process of exiting via the rules contained within Article 50 will no doubt begin.  […]

    Level 5 EPC – qualified and experienced energy assessors

    05 May 2016 | EPC, Part L, Part L2A, SBEM Calculations

    Non-domestic EPCs came in to force on 1 October 2008.  Up Energy had qualified Level 3 EPC Energy Assessors from day one and within a couple of months, had added […]

    ESOS compliance deadline extension

    19 Oct 2015 | Energy Audit, ESOS, ESOS Lead Assessor

    It’s only another 47 days until the first ESOS compliance deadline arrives. It is probably no surprise that ESOS submissions so far have been very few and far between but […]

    ESOS assessments need not cost a fortune

    14 May 2015 | 2015, Energy Audit, ESOS, ESOS Lead Assessor

    I’ve read a few articles mentioning ESOS fees and also discussed the matter during my ESOS Lead Energy Assessor training. One source suggests prices in the range of £5,000 to […]

    1,000 non-domestic EPCs

    06 Nov 2014 | 2014, Devon, Energy Performance Certificate, EPC, Exeter, Plymouth

    We’re delighted to have ended October by completing our one thousandth non-domestic EPC. Without rifling through all our previous reports, I imagine the smallest building assessed for an EPC was […]

    Green Deal Assessment for RHI

    22 Aug 2014 | 2014, EPC, Green Deal Advisor, Green Deal Assessment, RHI

    If you are applying for Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) payments for a domestic property, then you will need an EPC (Energy Performance Certificate) and a Green Deal Assessment carried out […]

    EPC software – moving on from iSBEM free software

    07 Jun 2014 | 2014, Devon, EPC

    After undertaking our first ever non-domestic EPC, a pub in Devon, using the basic iSBEM EPC software, both of us soon transitioned to Design Builder. This software is way more […]

    U-value Calculations

    12 May 2014 | 2014, ECO, Green Deal, OCDEA, SAP Assessor, SAP Calculations, U-value calculations

    April was a quieter month for us, mostly because of Easter and all those Bank Holidays! One thing that has kept us busy though is doing U-value calculations. We are […]

    What have we been up to? Not just EPCs.

    02 May 2014 | 2014, Devon, ECO, EPC, OCDEA, Plymouth, renewables, SAP

    We thought we would provide a snapshot of some of our work for the month, plenty of EPCs as usual, so to start things off, here’s a short summary of […]

    New Building Regulations

    24 Mar 2014 | 2014, Building Regulations, Part L, SAP Calculations, SBEM Calculations

    Building Regulations Part L 2013 Building Regulations are changing with the latest 2013 version coming into force on 6 April 2014. Meeting CO2 emissions targets will become tougher and these […]