Apr 6, 2020

In this article we identify some key measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in buildings and maintaining good indoor air quality.

Mar 9, 2020

In this article we provide a summary from the March 2020 Environment Agency ESOS Phase 2 newsletter, focussing on ESOS compliance and the compliance audit.

Feb 26, 2020

In this article I share my thoughts and experience on Planned vs Planned Preventative Maintenance in commercial buildings and the impact it has on system efficiencies, indoor air quality and evironmental quality.

Feb 20, 2020

New air filtration and clean Indoor Air Quality Standards deliver an important step forward to improve control of air quality in buildings. This article by Peter Dyment of Camfil explains recent changes in the British, European and World technical standards relating to clean Indoor Air Quality and the air filter performance testing.

Dec 4, 2018

In this article we highlight the key amendments following the review of Directive 2010/31/EU on the energy performance of buildings (EPDB) and Directive 2012/27/EU on energy efficiency and the impact on TM44 Air Conditioning Inspections

Nov 16, 2018

The Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting (SECR) framework of the UK Gov kicks off from April 2019. SECR replaces the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme from the end of the 2018/19 compliance year and increased Climate Change Levy charges will recoup lost CRC revenue.

Nov 12, 2018

We have received several requests for additional information following our recent post on whether a UK organisation which did not qualify as a large undertaking for ESOS Phase 1 but will satisfy the financial qualification thresholds for ESOS Phase 2 on the qualification date of 31 Dec 2018, qualifies for ESOS Phase 2.

Oct 5, 2018

The new ISO 50001: 2018 - Energy Management Standard was published in Aug 2018 and we explore the option of using it as an alternative route to ESOS Phase 2 compliance in the UK.

Sep 7, 2018

In this article we explain when a building requires a TM44 air conditioning inspection and who the responsible person is to ensure compliance with Part 4 of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2012

Aug 21, 2018

We are often asked about the difference between TM44 Inspections and the revised F-Gas Regulations, and in this article, we highlight the key focus areas and requirements of both statutory inspections which impact air conditioning systems.

Aug 12, 2018

The number of ESOS Phase 2 enquiries have significantly increased over the last few months and are gaining in momentum, which is great but raises the question whether it is going to be another race to the bottom or will good business sense prevail?

In this article we review lessons learnt from ESOS Phase 1 and share our thoughts on how to get the most out of your ESOS Phase 2 journey.

Apr 25, 2018

Part 4 of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2012, as amended, sets out the requirements for air conditioning inspections in England and Wales.

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