We have been contacted by a number of Accreditation bodies in relation to EPC legislation enforcement urging energy assessors to assist in reporting incidents to Trading Standards, the CLG and the local regions MP -Where properties are being marketed for let or sale without an EPC. At every opportunity we offer our new and existing […]
We get asked this question frequently. The commercial EPC law stipulates that if a commercial property has a heating systems or cooling system in place it will require a commercial EPC. It will also require an EPC if the property has mechanical ventilation e.g extract fan(s). i.e If the building uses energy to condition the […]
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With office locations in London, Reading, Brighton, Gloucester we are well placed to undertake immediate commercial epc assessments of any type or size throughout London, the Midlands and Southern UK. The majority of our major blue chip clients have nationwide commercial property portfolio’s – In this scenario of multi-unit EPC commissions we are also able […]
Syntegra Consulting have been instructed to undertake a commercial EPC assessment for a Riding school in Beaconsfield, HP9. For more information on our Commercial EPC service visit: https://syntegragroup.com/services-we-offer/commercial-epc/ OR contact us directly to ask a query or obtain a no obligation quote.
Syntegra Consulting have been instructed to undertake a commercial EPC assessment for a light industrial unit (circa 3,000sqft) in Brixton, London SE24.
We beleive the property market is now picking up in terms of an increased number of properties being put onto the market for let/sale (thus requiring an EPC or HIP). Properties are now begining to move with more realistic house prices. Although our domestic energy assessors & commercial energy assessors are still surveying quite a […]
We are able to undertake Commercial EPC’s in London. Syntegra Consulting have a London office base and a number of energy assessors in london. For more information on our Commercial EPC service visit: https://syntegragroup.com/services-we-offer/commercial-epc/ OR contact us directly to ask a query or obtain a no obligation quote.
Syntegra Consulting Ltd have been successfully instructed as Energy Consultants to provide the following services on this mixed-use development in London E8: 18 No. Code for Sustainable Homes Assessments (Level 3) 27 No. SAP and new build OCEPC’s 4 No. Commercial EPC’s (Combined retail circa 8,000 sqft) 3 No. Commercial EPC (office space circa 8,000sqft) […]
The official definition of an Intelligent Building is : ‘An Intelligent Building(IB) provides a sustainable, responsive, effective and supportive environment within which individuals and organisation can achieve objectives.’ Intelligent Building Group
ACI legislation stipulates the following: New AC installations installed from 1st January 2008 must be inspected within 5 years All other air-conditioning systems with an effective rated output > 250kW must be inspected by January 2009 Air-conditioning systems with an effective rated output > 12 kW must be inspected by January 2011 All ACI inspections […]
All buildings with a total useful floor area over 1,000 sqm which are occupied by public authorities and by institutions providing public services to a large number of persons and which are frequently visited by those persons. e.g Government buildings, museums, swimming pools, libraries, Universities.
The EPBD is the new European Legislation which promotes improved energy efficiency in new and existing buildings. The implementation of this Directive for England and Wales is documented in SI 991, March 2007 and requires the following: Regular inspections of Boilers and Air Conditioning systems Mandatory certification of buildings (EPC, DEC) Improved standards for new […]
Under current commercial EPC law, an EPC is not required on the following exempt premises: On lease renewals or extensions that were in place prior to 1st October 2008 Places of worship Stand alone buildings less than 50 square meters Properties with consent to be demolished within a 2 year period For more information on […]
If a common heating system is present when either selling or letting part of a building, is just one commercial EPC required?
If a building has a common heating system, then a seller or prospective landlord needs an EPC for the whole building or for a part designed or altered to be used separately. The EPC will be based on the energy consumption of the building appointed in relation to the area of the accommodation being offered. […]
If a property has parts designed or altered, to be used completely separately with separate heating systems, can I just attain a commercial EPC for the whole building?
Provided that the property will be marketed in its entirety, you can prepare an EPC for the whole building, even if that building has parts designed or altered, to be used separately with separate heating systems. For more information on our Commercial EPC service visit: https://syntegragroup.com/services-we-offer/commercial-epc/ OR contact us directly to ask a query or […]
I have a commercial property that I will be selling privately to a member of my family-Do I need a commercial EPC?
Under the EPC legislation you will require to have a commercial EPC in place in order to exchange contracts. For more information on our Commercial EPC service visit: https://syntegragroup.com/services-we-offer/commercial-epc/ OR contact us directly to ask a query or obtain a no obligation quote.
Professional property agents will usually ask whether a commercial EPC is provided before they market a property. The purchasers/prospective leaseholders solicitor will also certainly ask to see the commercial EPC before contracts can be exchanged. The official responsibility for the checking of the presence of a commercial EPC lies with Trading Standards who police and […]
Our Code for Sustainable Homes Assessments include the following: Pre-Assessment reports for planning applications Pre-Assessment reports, advice and guidance at early design stages Planning application support where Code for Sustainable homes is required Registration of your development Working with your design team to ensure knowledge develops along with the project Guidance on achieving specific ratings […]
Syntegra Consulting Ltd were successfully appointed to carry out the energy assessments for one of the UK‘s leading regeneration developers at their Lister Mills development (600 unit scheme) in Bradford, BD9 (GDV circa £100-million):
I do not own the premises but I have an unexpired lease. I would like to market the property for the remainder of my lease agreement. Is my landlord responsible?
In this instance the holder of the existing lease is responsible for the production of the commercial EPC. Commercial EPC legislation states that you cannot market the property without a commercial EPC in place.
The owner of the building or the holder of an unexpired lease is responsible for producing and providing the Commercial EPC prior to the building/space being marketed for sale or let. For more information on our Commercial EPC service visit: https://syntegragroup.com/services-we-offer/commercial-epc/ OR contact us directly to ask a query or obtain a no obligation quote.
If the building (with a roof and walls) uses energy to condition the indoor climate (i.e central-heating, air-conditioning or mechanical ventilation) then the property will require an EPC when it is marketed for sale or let. An EPC may also be required if parts of a building is designed or altered to be used as […]
Non-compliance with the FSO may invalidate your building insurance. The fire safety officer will expect to see a copy of your Fire Risk Assessment upon audit. Failure to comply with any requirement of the FSO could result in an enforcement notice being served, personal prosecution of the responsible person or even imprisonment.
Non-compliance with HIP legislation will result in a fine of £200. This is in addition to the cost of a complaint HIP.