Landlords face significant bills to implement energy efficiencies

Landlords face the prospect of paying for measures to improve their properties’ energy efficiency under a new government proposal. Minimum standards meaning properties can only be let if they reach a band E or above in the EPC ratings will come into effect in April. Previously landlords had been expected to rely on finance from […]

Business As Usual For Building Services

The building services industry should assume that European regulations that currently affect the UK will still be in force immediately after Britain leaves the European Union (EU) in 2019, says CIBSE technical director Hywel Davies. ‘Leaving the EU will change nothing immediately – at least in terms of legislation that affects our industry,’ said Davies, […]

SBEM Calculations

SBEM (or Simplify Building Energy Model) is a software tool developed by BRE for the Department for Communities and Local Government and provides an analysis of a building’s energy consumption. SBEM is used for non domestic buildings in support of the National Calculation Methodology (NCM), the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) and the Green […]

DECC release figures for first quarter on Green Deal for energy efficiency improvements

The DECC (Department of Energy and Climate Change) has released first quarter figures on the Green Deal for energy efficiency improvements.  The statistics reveal that around 40,000 Green Deal Assessments have been undertaken since the scheme started.  47% of households who had received a Green Deal Advice Report following an assessment said that they were […]

Building’s Green For Growth – Display Energy Certificates

DECs standing for Display Energy Certificates were thought to assess the energy consumption of a building accompanied by a report which include advice on how to improve the efficiency of the dwelling . It must also be renewed each year by an accredited assessor who will use the software approved by the government. In 2011, the […]

73 Guilford Street – New Build Residential Flats

   Syntegra Consulting Ltd has been appointed as energy consultants to provide SAP assessments based on proposed scheme U – values and Energy Performance Certificates for the development at 73 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1DF. The development is a 7No. Flats building located in residential area. Syntegra will offer consultancy advice in relation to Building […]

Syntegra Consulting at the Big Green Home Show

On Saturday 27th October, Syntegra Consulting shall be presenting an exclusive seminar at Swindon’s Big Green Home Show; the UK’s largest exhibition for anyone wishing to make their home more eco-friendly. The Big Green Home Show, held at the National Self-Build & Renovation Centre, provides a hub of knowledge on all aspects of green building […]

2 Ada Street, London – Syntegra appointed MEP design consultants

Syntegra were appointed MEP design consultants to provide outline design, SAP assessments, EPCs and building Regs Part L compliance reports for a mixed use development consisting of 6 residential flats and 2 commercial units in Hackney, London. Syntegra Consulting have seen this project 2 Ada Street, London E8 shortlisted for the Hackney Design Award 2012. […]

BCO report helps office sector facing new environmental challenges

With an aim to help understand the measurement of energy efficiency for buildings from a whole-life carbon viewpoint, the BCO has published the Whole-Life Carbon Footprint Measurement And Office report to prepare for tighter environmental legislation on office design. Under the pressure of new legislation shifting the balance from operational emission management to embodied emission […]

Energy Procurement Contract EPC

Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) is a performance-based procurement method and financial mechanism whereby the savings made on utility bills by installing more sustainable and energy efficient building systems pay for the cost of the project. There are many benefits to Energy Performance Contracting including; Energy Security – EPC on a national level can make a […]

Green Energy Consultants

Green energy also referred to as renewable or sustainable energy are energy provisions that have no long term impact on the environment and are replenished by nature. They meet the energy requirements of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs.  Unlike the use of fossil fuels which cannot be […]

Energy assessor – Staines

Syntegra Consulting strengthen their team and coverage to undertake domestic EPCs and commercial EPCs in Staines (TW Postal code). We are able to turnaround a professional energy assessment service to clients in the Staines and surrounding areas.

Energy assessor – Reading

Syntegra Consulting strengthen their team and coverage to undertake domestic EPCs and commercial EPCs in Reading (RG postal code). We are able to turnaround a professional energy assessment service to clients in the Reading and surrounding areas.

Energy assessor – Swindon

Syntegra Consulting strengthen their team and coverage to undertake residential EPCs and commercial EPCs in Swindon (SN postal code). We are able to turnaround a professional energy assessment service to clients in the Swindon and surrounding areas.

Energy assessor – Oxford

Syntegra Consulting stregthen their team and coverage to undertake domestic EPCs and commercial EPCs in Oxford (OX Postal code). We are able to turnaround a professional energy assessment service to clients in the Oxford and surrounding areas.

Commercial (EPC)-Offices, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12

Syntegra Consulting have been instructed to undertake Commercial EPC assessments for a 3 storey office in Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 circa 3,000 sqft. The building is a self-build that the owner/occupier (DG Signal Ltd) undertook 5 years ago. The client occupies two floors and leases out the 1st floor. For more information on our Commercial EPC […]

What is a Home Energy Report?

A domestic Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) is sometimes referred to as a Home Energy Report. Via our Green Surveyor ® brand we can undertake an EPC / Home Energy report across the UK. This is a legal requirement for all domestic properties to have when marketed for sale or let. For an accurate definition refer […]

There is a marked trend in relation to EPC rating and a tenants decision making

It is becoming apparent that EPC’s are becoming a vital part of the decision-making process for landlords and tenants. The Energy Efficiency Partnership (EEPH) highlighted that almost 1/3rd or tenants who moved afer October 2008 stated that the EPC was used when selecting a property to rent. Circa 23% of tenants requested the Landlord to […]

Will properties with a low scoring EPC rating be fined?

A recent discussion by an environmental group around energy performance certificates has urged that homes with an EPC rating below D should be banned from being marketed for sale/let unless they have been improved. In response to the latter a senior executive at the Energy Saving Trust has backed this up by stating ‘the move […]