Simplified Building Energy Model
When is an SBEM calculation required?
Similar to SAP calculations for new build residential properties, SBEM calculations are for non-domestic buildings and are required at planning stage. The ‘As Designed’ SBEM calculation is submitted to show that the building meets the Target Emission Rate for energy efficiency. The ‘As Built’ SBEM calculation is then submitted at the end of the build when all works have been completed and building control can sign the project off. To have SBEM explained further read on.