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Government consultation could spell the end for ‘desktop studies’

13 April 2018

The government yesterday published tough new rules regarding fire safety testing on residential buildings for consultation, casting doubt on the future of desktop studies.  The recent announcement by Housing Secretary Sajid Javid comes in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire last June, which seriously called into question current building safety regulations. There is currently no need for a physical test to prove a building complies with fire safety regulations, with many organisations opting to

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China’s largest developer bursts into the UK market with £400 million scheme

06 April 2018

China’s largest developer, Country Garden, has acquired a site for the development of 785 homes in east London for a reported £80 million. The Guangdong based company has acquired the Ailsa Wharf site, which has been approved for the development of thirteen housing blocks ranging from three to 16 stories high, and valued at around £400 million. The deal marks a rare acquisition by a Chinese mainland company and is an event that developers are

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Government Invest in Housing Future

22 March 2018

Yesterday the Housing Secretary Sajid Javid announced that the government would be investing almost £300 million to create thousands of new homes in the North, West, and South East, of England. Greater Manchester, the West of England and Oxfordshire are all set to receive the boost of much-needed new homes with other areas shortlisted to also receive funding for major 'infrastructure projects' which could deliver over 400,000 new homes. This highlights a postitive step towards the government's

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Energy Saving Opportunities Scheme (ESOS) Phase 2 Update

19 January 2018

Elmhurst Energy Consultancy explains what has happened with ESOS  since the end of Phase 1. For a refresher - What is ESOS? The ethos behind ESOS is to reduce UK based organisations energy consumption that goes hand in hand with saving large undertakings,carbon emissions and money, so that the costs of the ESOS audit itself are more than paid back if the identified energy saving measures are implemented. We can help companies achieve this. We are passionate about energy

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Welcome to Elmhurst Energy Consultancy

10 January 2018

Elmhurst Energy Services has had a big makeover in preparation for its 25th year. We felt it was time for a fresh new look and also wanted a new brand name which better reflects the services that we offer to the built environment. Our work with energy calculations and services which relate back to building ‘energy’ efficiency led us to our new brand name, Elmhurst Energy Consultancy. As Elmhurst Energy Consultancy we deal in all

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Time to act on Minimum Energy Standards

30 May 2017

Time is running out for owners of commercial buildings to avoid the risk of breaking the law and to make vital energy saving improvements. It is a critical time for facilities and energy managers looking after domestic and commercial rental properties, with some significant changes to energy legislation afoot.  From 1st April 2018, it will be unlawful to grant new leases, to new or existing tenants, for properties in England and Wales that do not

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Details of 16 million EPCs and DECs made open data

20 April 2017

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has made the register of Energy Performance Certificates and Display Energy Certificates accessible, with a new powerful, user friendly application. Access to the data is free and requires users to complete a simple registration process, which takes seconds. The BBC had an influence in making the data public when, in January 2014, they attempted to get access to the data under the Environmental Information Regulations. When their

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Confidence in New build Market

02 March 2017

Great news in the new build housing market with some great figures released from one of the UK's largest house builders, Persimmon. Annual profits have risen by nearly a quarter, and it has described the market as very “confident”. Persimmon sold over 15,000 new homes last year, 599 more than in 2015, with average prices rising by 3.8% to £206,765.  It also added that 2017 has got off to a promising start, with encouraging activity from

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Government release up to £45 million of insulation funding to social landlords

28 February 2017

Elmhurst were pleased to be invited to the ECO Delivery Group meeting held in Westminster on the 7th February at which BEIS (the new government department that is responsible for ECO) presented their response to the consultation for ECO2t, the transition period between ECO2 and ECO3 that runs between April 2017 and October 2018. The great news for social landlords is that of the 70% of the £640M fund allocated to Affordable Warmth, 10% will be

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Fixing our broken housing market

08 February 2017

Government yesterday issued a white paper titled "Fixing our broken housing market". t outlines many areas for encouraging more housing building, with a wide variety of ideas and suggestions. It also interestingly swings towards the rental side of the market, which is a shift in emphasis from normal Conservative Party thinking of solely home ownership. It is perhaps a realisation that there are many people in the country who rent, and also discusses those that cannot

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