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Design SAP 2012

21 April 2015

Now calculates Code for Sustainable Homes credits. Our latest software release calculates credits for ENE 1, ENE 2 and ENE 7 in line with the Code for Sustainable Homes (CSH) June 2014 Addendum for England and Wales. This is one of multiple enhancements to Elmhurst’s Design SAP 2012 we've made in recent months to create an even more intuitive and feature rich product.  Elmhurst Energy is also currently the only accreditation body for energy assessors to have already


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Are you maximising carbon savings under ECO2?

17 April 2015

Working with one of the country's largest insulation manufacturers, Elmhurst Energy investigated the carbon savings that can be achieved in an existing domestic dwelling, through insulating the cavity party walls. Using Elmhurst's approved RdSAP 9.92 and ECO 2 calculators, we demonstrate the significant carbon savings that are available for the average home. In our example, a modest sized three bedroom mid terrace house with an inefficient boiler and filled external cavities achieved 10.893 tonnes in


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VAT- free statutory lodgement fee for Elmhurst's Scottish members.

15 April 2015

We have been advised by the Scottish Government that in line with England and Wales, VAT will no longer be charged on the "statutory" lodgement fee, i.e. the element charged by EST. Please note that your invoices from us will still reflect VAT until official notification is received from EST and that VAT still applies to the charge made by Approved Organisations for calculation and submission. In 2014, Elmhurst Energy led the industry in ensuring


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Elmhurst Energy first accreditation body with Section 6 approval for new build in Scotland.

14 April 2015

Elmhurst Energy is delighted to announce that its excellent Design SAP software has been approved by BRE as meeting the requirements of SAP 9.92 and Section 6 Requirements that will be mandatory in Scotland from October of this year. The software will be released automatically  to existing customers later this month.  This will be your first opportunity to model house types to the news standards. Request a free demo of Design SAP 2012 here Not a


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Training courses in Scotland and Northern Ireland

09 April 2015

Elmhurst Energy serves a significant and growing community of energy assessors both in Scotland and Northern Ireland. We have been delivering regional training for some time and our recent customer survey suggests that there is an appetite for even more of this in these communities.  As a result we have scheduled three new celtic energy assessor courses. Two taking place in the Maldron Hotel in Belfast, Northern Ireland and one in Scotland’s capital, The Capital


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Go Software

09 April 2015

Go Software In the last couple of weeks we have launched a range of brand new mobile software designed especially for domestic energy assessors. The software is purpose-built and intuitive, simplifying the steps to completing an assessment in whatever location you choose. You have the option by using Elmhurst's GO Capture, our Free app for capturing and organising evidence, alongside Elmhurst's RdSAP GO, to gather and catalogue your evidence efficiently, in the order of your choice. RdSAP


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Understanding what customers think of EPCs

09 April 2015

Thanks to everyone who has been promoting our customer feedback questionnaire, allowing the public to rate their experience of obtaining their EPC. Our competition to win a Galaxy tab is now closed but over the  13 months for which it ran we distributed 10 tablets to the lucky winners. We also received lots of valuable feedback from the public which as you would imagine, demonstrates that Elmhurst Energy Members do a good job of offering


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New: On Construction Domestic Energy Assessors CPD course -

08 April 2015

OCDEA Masterclass CPD Elmhurst Energy have launched a new CPD course aimed at existing On Construction Domestic Energy Assessors (OCDEAs). The course has been developed to address some of the lesser known subjects that OCDEAs will encounter and also broaden the services assessors can offer by guiding them through procedures for assessing conversions and extensions. The course includes; Procedures for completing compliance calculations for extensions in accordance with Part L1B, with practical workshops How


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Date for Part L 2013 - England

08 April 2015

Date for Part L 2013 (England) Transitional Provisions has passed House builders who submitted applications to Building Control ahead of the implementation of Part L1A 2013 in England should note that the date by which work should be commenced in order to ensure the site fully meets the transitional provisions has now expired. To qualify to meet the transitional provisions put in place for Part L1A 2013 an initial notice, building notice or full plans


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GiSBEM Training day – 5 Hours CPD

08 April 2015

Elmhurst Energy will be hosting a one day software training day, with GiSBEM, on Thursday 14th May 2015.  We have worked with a number of software providers to offer our Non Domestic customers SBEM software.  View all approved Elmhurst’s Non Domestic software.  GiSBEM is a Graphical Interface for iSBEM and designed to increase the efficiency of data input.  One of the key time saving features are you don’t need to calculate and key all zone


 

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