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Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Energy Performance of Buildings Regulations 2007

The Energy Performance of Building Regulations 2007 came into force over the period April 2007 to October 2008. If you fall into the categories below you must act now.

The objective is to promote the improvement of the energy performance of buildings.

For a full 'Circular' regarding the act click below.
The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) Regulations 2007.

Here is a brief synopsis.

The primary objectives of the regulations are:-

1.   To produce Energy Performance Certificates (EPC’s) for Buildings.

2.   To Display Energy Certificates (DEC’s), including a numeric indicator.

3.   To undertake an inspection of Air Conditioning systems.

The deadlines set within the above regulations are as follows:-

a)   EPC’s are required for the sale or rent of buildings over 500 square meters from the 6th April 2008.

b)   DEC’s are required on all public buildings over 1,000 square meters from 6th April 2008.

c)   EPC’s required on all buildings for sale or rent from 1st October 2008.

d) First inspection of Air Conditioning systems over 250kW must have been completed by 4th January 2009.

e) First inspection of Air Conditioning systems over 12kW must have been competed by 4th January 2011.

The above requirements are enforceable by the Weights and Measures Authorities.

Brookfield Associates

Chartered Building Services Consulting Engineers

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Energy Performance of Buildings

With many years of experience in Air Conditioning and Energy Management within buildings, Brookfield Associates is in an ideal position to provide the specific technical advice required by their clients.

Brookfield Associates will provide a comprehensive professional service to enable a client to meet all of their obligations laid out in the above regulations and take advantage of available financial energy savings.

All advice and services will be provided by Chartered Brookfield Engineers, who will provide a friendly, professional service.

The Brookfield Practice

Brookfield Associates is a building services engineering consultancy who have been undertaking design, contract management, maintenance management and energy management for over twelve years.

Brookfield Associates chief engineer and founder Trevor D Archer C Eng., MCIBSE, Bsc. (Hons.) has over thirty years in the building services industry.

Individual projects undertaken range in financial value from 100 to 6.5 million, with a client base including The Royal National Institute of the Blind, The Royal British Legion and The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn.

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