About Us


Elmhurst Energy Consultancy are the leading experts in energy consultancy services, specialising in providing advice and services for the built environment and energy management sector.

We help clients meet compliance with building regulations, complete energy audits and identify ways to reduce carbon emissions and cut energy costs.

Using our framework of 'test, measure, model and improve' we are able to provide clients with an unrivalled building performance service, where we use the latest techniques to accurately measure the energy performance of a property and identify ways to improve it.

With over 25 years of experience, our energy consultants have worked with many organisations on innovative and groundbreaking projects, where they have provided solutions to even the most complex building operations. Whether for a single property or a large scale phased development, our team of consultants provide a hassle-free service, taking projects from design to completion.

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Government releases consultation on requiring mandatory climate-related financial disclosures for companies.

26 April 2021

The government has released a consultation seeking views on proposals to mandate climate-related financial disclosures by publicly quoted companies, large private companies and Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs). The government explained: “to support the transition to net zero, the Government considers it important to ensure that companies with a material economic or environmental impact or exposure assess, disclose and ultimately take actions against climate-related risks and opportunities by publicly quoted companies, large private companies and Limited


Government to bring forward climate target by 15 years

20 April 2021

Boris Johnson is set to announce radical new climate change targets this week, which will set the UK on course to cut carbon emissions by 78% by 2035. The prime minister's commitments, which will become law, bring forward the current target for reducing carbon emissions by 15 years. This would be a world-leading position. Amongst other things hitting the targets would require more low-carbon heating. Homes will need to be much better insulated, and people


What are GHG Emissions?

23 March 2021

Greenhouse gas emissions caused by the burning of fossil fuels create a thermal barrier in the earth’s atmosphere - preventing the sun’s rays from escaping. As a result, our planet’s climate becomes hotter, leading to environmental issues, such as forest fires, melting polar ice caps, and droughts. But what are GHG emissions in relation to the energy sector - and what can enterprises working within the industry do to help reduce the damage wreaked upon


Hydrogen - the element of success?

26 February 2021

The UK’s first homes are to be fitted with boilers and hobs that run on hydrogen rather than fossil fuel gas in April. The new development in the north east will use 100% hydrogen for heating and cooking appliances, under a government scheme that could be rolled out to entire neighbourhoods. Anne-Marie Trevelyan, the energy minister, said the two houses “will showcase how low-carbon hydrogen can transform the way we power our homes and offer


Measured Energy Performance could play crucial role in future EPCs

25 February 2021

The Environmental Audit Committee has released its report: Energy Efficiency of Existing Homes, which outlines proposals on how to make Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) more accurate. The chapter ‘Reforming Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)’ explains:  “By the end of 2021 the changes needed for SAP 11, expected to be rolled out in approximately 2025, will be reviewed to make EPCs more accurate which could include considering the potential role of Smart Meter Enabled Thermal Efficiency Ratings


Why is it important to reduce carbon emissions from buildings?

24 February 2021

The development of legislation to tackle climate change means that reducing carbon emissions has never been more important. From electric vehicles to greener business practices and even in our homes, the search for eco-friendly solutions is on the rise. As well as being cheaper for occupants to run, the need for energy assessments on buildings means that potential buyers are more aware than ever of the energy performance of their home. This can therefore increase


Businesses to be given £40 million government funding to clean up!

18 February 2021

The government has announced £40 million funding to help the UK’s most polluting industries cut their carbon emissions. Businesses in energy-intensive sectors, including pharmaceuticals, steel, paper and food and drink, will be able to apply for grants worth up to £14 million through the government’s Industrial Energy Transformation Fund – totalling £289 million in funding up until 2024. Solutions include using heat recovery technology to generate electricity and replacing gas with hydrogen fuel, which will


Heat pump manufacturers predict a surge in sales

10 February 2021

The heat pump market is expected to almost double this year as manufacturers have ordered nearly twice the number of heat pumps ordered in 2019. Around 67,000 units have been ordered by manaufacturers so far this year, compared to 35,000 that were sold in 2019. This shows significant growth for the sector and a promising start for 2021. So why the change?  The government's commitment towards net-zero green house gas emissions by 2050 has led


Meet the new faces in Consultancy!

29 January 2021

If starting a new job wasn't challenging enough, try starting it during a pandemic! At the end of last year we were delighted to welcome Melissa Holding and James Brooman into the team and thought it high time we introduce you our new starters. So first of all, what's it like starting a new job in the middle of a pandemic? M: It’s weird! It feels like I’ve not properly started because I’m working from


Ground-breaking thermal performance methodology proves ECO3 success!

17 December 2020

Just a few years ago SmartHTC was a little-known research methodology being refined by the small but dedicated start-up company Build Test Solutions (BTS). Now, after the latest in a long line of successes, the industry is taking note of this ground-breaking building performance technique that has successfully made the journey from research lab to commercially successful Measured Energy Performance service. Indispensable tool for ECO3 Validation The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) is a government initiative

Case Studies 

Our energy efficiency experts provide energy consultancy services, audits and building performance testing to organisations looking to construct or manage compliant and sustainable energy efficient buildings. This includes services for anyone wanting to run a more energy efficient business aiming to optimise cost and carbon savings.  You may recognise some of the organisations that have received such services:

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