With sustainability and climate change increasingly on the agenda organisations are facing more regulations than ever before. Meeting these standards and staying compliant can be challenging for even the most diligent organisations.
At LCE we provide a number of services that are suitable for organisations who are looking to meet compliancy regulations. Our team of Energy-Engineering Consultants are registered with the Energy Institute (EI) and Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE).
We are experts in this ever changing environment. We help organisations improve their use of resources and save money by working with them to improve environmental management and focus on sustainability.
Understanding and adhering to the legal requirements is key for any organisation. Below are just some of the compliance areas we can assist with:
DISPLAY ENERGY CERTIFICATES (DECS)
Occupiers of buildings that require DECs must have a valid Advisory Report in their possession or control. An Advisory Report highlights recommendations to improve the energy performance of the building.
UK ETS (UK EMISSIONS TRADING SCHEME)
On 10 March 2021, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (“BEIS”) published updated guidance on participating in the UK Emissions Trading Scheme (“UK ETS”) which launched on 1 January 2021.
Energy performance certificates are a rating scheme to summarise the energy efficiency of buildings. The building is given a rating between A - G, the EPC will also include tips on the most cost effective ways to improve a buildings energy rating.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATES (EPC)
The Air Conditioning Inspection must be carried out by an accredited Air Conditioning Inspector in accordance with the EPBD regulations and Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) TM44.
Streamlined Energy & Carbon Reporting (SECR) is industry legislation that affects over 11,900 UK organisations.
Large UK companies are required to comply with SECR if they have two of three of the qualifying conditions.
Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) is a a mandatory energy assessment scheme for large organisations in the UK.
Organisations that qualify for ESOS must carry out ESOS assessments every 4 years. The phase 3 deadline is in 2023.