Are you in the process of constructing a commercial property and want to ensure it complies with the Part L building regulations? Look no further! Our team at Complete Sustainability is here to provide you with top-notch SBEM calculations that will not only optimise energy performance but also guarantee regulatory compliance.
What Are SBEM Calculations?
SBEM calculations, short for simplified building energy model calculations, are an essential aspect of assessing a commercial property’s compliance with the Part L building regulations.
These calculations are carried out using government-approved modelling software and take into account various factors, including building materials, ventilation and lighting systems, cooling mechanisms, heating options, and hot water provisions.
Additionally, the utilisation of renewable energy sources like solar power, wind turbines, and ground-air heating influences the final results.
By conducting SBEM calculations, we can provide you with a comprehensive overview of your property’s carbon emissions and energy efficiency, allowing you to make informed decisions during the construction process.
The Importance of SBEM Calculations
Understanding the significance of SBEM calculations is crucial for any builder or developer. These calculations are required by building control bodies to assess compliance with Part L2 building regulations.
Before undertaking any construction, extension, or refurbishment of commercial buildings, it is necessary to have a comprehensive understanding of the building’s energy efficiency.
Through SBEM calculations, we generate a BRUKL report, which provides an energy efficiency rating for the building. If the report shows that the rate is below the target emission rate, it indicates compliance with the regulations.
The Role of EPCs
Once construction is complete and all SBEM specifications have been followed, an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) is produced based on the Simplified Building Energy Model calculations. The EPC serves as a documented confirmation of your property’s energy efficiency and compliance with regulations. It is an essential requirement for renting, selling, or leasing a commercial property.
Our Comprehensive SBEM Assessment Services
At Complete Sustainability, we offer a range of SBEM assessment services tailored to meet the needs of both residential and commercial constructions. With our expertise, we strive to simplify the complexities of energy compliance and efficiency, providing flexible and personalised solutions.
For the domestic housing sector, we offer comprehensive sustainability and energy consultancy services. Our assistance extends throughout the entire process, from land acquisition and design to post-construction development.
With our support, you can navigate the intricacies of sustainability, ensuring that your new residential property meets the highest energy efficiency standards.
Our company also specialises in providing support for non-domestic and stand-alone commercial buildings. We offer simplified building energy model calculations, SBEM assessments, and risk analysis to ensure your commercial property is optimised for energy efficiency and complies with regulations.
By collaborating closely with architects, project management firms, and contractors, we implement innovative solutions during the construction process, guaranteeing that all necessary actions are taken.
Why Choose Complete Sustainability?
When it comes to SBEM calculations and energy efficiency consulting, we stand out from the crowd. Here’s why:
- Nationwide Coverage: We provide our services throughout the entire country, ensuring accessibility for all clients.
- Accreditation: Our company is fully accredited and recognised for its expertise in energy compliance and sustainability.
- Tailored Solutions: We understand that every project is unique. Hence, we offer customised services that align with your specific needs and timelines.
- Exceptional Customer Service: Our dedicated team is committed to delivering the best possible customer experience. We prioritise prompt responses, clear communication, and reliable support.
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