Elmhurst have now received final confirmation regarding the forthcoming change in legislation for Display Energy Certificates (DEC) for smaller buildings in England, Wales and NI. The following extract is from a communication received from The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG). Subject to regulatory and Parliamentary approval, from 9 January 2013, it will be a requirement that a Display Energy Certificate is displayed in a prominent place in buildings with a total useful floor
On the 31st October 2012, a new version of part F1 of Northern Ireland's Technical Building Regulations took effect. The changes in the new version brought Northern Ireland in line with England and Wales in terms of assessing new build dwellings under the SAP 2009 methodology. As a leading energy rating software provider at the forefront of the industry, Elmhurst released an updated version of our Design SAP software that accommodates the changes brought about
On 1st October 2012, domestic energy assessors (DEAs) in Scotland saw the replacement of the Central Register for existing residential dwellings. The Central Register, managed by the Energy Savings Trust (EST) is similar in set-up to the Landmark register for England, Wales and Northern Ireland and will now charge a standard mandatory fee for the lodgement of Energy Performance Certificates (EPC). As a leading software provider and one of the largest certification schemes in the
Elmhurst is pleased to launch its new corporate website to its members, prospective members and members of the public. The website is a direct response to major developments within the energy rating industry – ensuring Elmhurst’s website is the place to visit for the most up to date energy rating products and services including industry latest news. The website is an intuitive application including features such as latest news, comprehensive industry glossary and dedicated areas
Elmhurst Energy Systems Ltd, one of the UK’s leading energy rating organisations has been accredited by UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) as one of the first organisations accredited to certify organisations to the Green Deal Standard. In response to the UKAS Accreditation, Stephen O’Hara, Managing Director, Elmhurst Energy Systems Ltd comments ‘this is strong confirmation that we, as an independent organisation are fully equipped with a professional infrastructure and the technical expertise to deliver Green
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Elmhurst Energy Systems is delighted to announce it has have recently achieved ABBE (Awarding Body for the Built Environment) Assessment Centre status and are launching a new series of qualifications for both new build and existing dwellings. ABBE is a specialist qualification awarding body delivering a wide range of qualifications in the Property and Construction sectors of industry. As an ABBE Assessment Centre, Elmhurst can offer structured training and assessment leading to Level 3 Diplomas
Elmhurst is pleased to announce the release of our latest report on Commercial EPC Compliance in the UK. This second study is a follow up to the successful report published in December 2009. To view this report please click here.
Elmhurst Energy Systems and Onesurvey Ltd are delighted to announce the innovative integration of their software systems streamlining the production of Home Reports for Estate Agents and Surveyors in Scotland. Onesurvey, the leading provider and distributor of Home Reports in Scotland, and Elmhurst Energy, who have developed an award winning energy rating Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) system, have integrated their software offerings. This has created a single package that allows a full home report to
Elmhurst Energy Systems are pleased to announce the approval of their Design SAP2009 Software for building energy calculations to show compliance with the New Part L1 of the Building Regulations and Section 6 Scotland which come into effect on the 1st October. Elmhurst Energy Systems Ltd has always been recognised as the leading energy rating organisation. In the early stages they developed some of the first energy performance measurement software using the Governments Standard Assessment