Environmental SAP Ratings

SAP (Standard Assessment Procedure) is a Government calculation method used to determine the energy rating and carbon dioxide emissions for a residential dwelling. Under Part L1A of the Building Regulations, SAP has been mandatory for new build dwellings since April 2006, where the Dwelling Emission Rate (DER) must be lower than the Target Emission Rate (TER) to pass. Once the build is complete an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) for each dwelling is produced, which is a legal requirement under the Building Regulations and a condition of sale or change of tenure. SAP can also be used as a tool for extensions and conversions under L1B.

The most recent version is SAP2012. If you are developing or designing residential units, BBS can provide a reliable and integrated SAP rating service wherever your project is located.

If you are developing or designing residential units BBS can provide a reliable and integrated SAP rating service wherever your project is located.

BBS are fully accredited to carry out SAP calculations and produce EPCs for residential dwellings. We offer a comprehensive support service from Design to As Built Stage, and provide advice on how to gain the SAP pass or specific Code Level you require. Whether a self build project or large development, our experienced team can guide you through the SAP process from start to finish.

As a further service we are able to organise Air Pressure Testing.

If you would like further information or a competitive fee please call BBS Environmental Services on 01892 891280, or email admin@bbsenvironmental.co.uk.

 

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