ESOS Phase 2

19 Jan 2018 | ESOS

You may not be aware but ESOS phase 2 arrives this year. Reporting under ESOS was first required in December 2015 but with a qualification date for businesses set at […]

Energy Assessor in Exeter

12 Sep 2017 | Energy Performance Certificate, EPC

A couple of weeks ago, we were approached by a property owner looking for a commercial energy assessor in Exeter. Since then, we have been busy working in and around […]

What is the future for Energy Performance Certificates after the EU referendum?

24 Jun 2016 | 2016, Energy Performance Certificate

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, 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 | ESOS

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, ESOS

I’ve read a few articles mentioning ESOS assessments and the associated fees and also discussed the matter during my ESOS Lead Energy Assessor training. One source suggests prices in the range […]

1,000 non-domestic EPCs

06 Nov 2014 | 2014, Energy Performance Certificate

We’re delighted to have ended October by completing a job meaning we have now done one thousandth non-domestic EPCs. Without rifling through all our previous reports, I imagine the smallest […]

Green Deal Assessment for RHI

22 Aug 2014 | 2014, Green Deal

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, Energy Performance Certificate

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, SAP 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 […]