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Elmhurst Energy Consultancy are the leading experts in energy consultancy services, specialising in helping new buildings (SAP and SBEM) to comply with UK Building Regulations and Building Standards.
Our services help architects, building developers and self builders meet the critical need for constructing sustainable buildings whilst fulfilling legislative requirements across all sectors of the built environment. We can also help to guide you through your energy efficiency obligations according to law or building regulation and can even implement your next energy efficiency project or audit.
With over 25 years of experience our energy consultants have worked with many organisations on innovative and ground breaking 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.
In a blistering attack on the government’s implementation of energy efficiency policies, the department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has released a report criticising the lack of indicators to monitor the energy efficiency of buildings and progress within the commercial sector. BEIS argues that without policy interventions, the commercial sector is unlikely to invest in energy efficiency measures, even if the investments are cost effective. In fact, research from the Clean Growth Strategy
Worthing Council is considering working with the company that owns IKEA to build more homes in the area. The project would see 163 new homes being built off site to be assembled in the area – although BoKlock, the company that owns IKEA, is distancing itself from the IKEA ‘flatpack’ brand, saying: "It is about a high-quality off-site manufacturing process that allows us to assemble them quickly in a safe and sustainable environment, which we
It's important for all businesses to comply with ESOS regulations, but many could be at a loss when it comes to saving energy. To start making some serious savings on your energy bills, take a look at these handy energy saving tips below: Sensors Whether your business is large or small, it's often difficult to make sure employees are turning the lights off when they leave rooms or store cupboards. An easy way to ensure
The Labour Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer John McDonnell is expected to take aim at the private sector in a speech later today, outlining the Party’s measures to deter investment in fossil fuels. In what McDonnell describes as the ‘Green Industrial Revolution’, Labour would use the “full might of the Treasury” to force large private companies to invest in the large-scale development of alternative energy sources and a carbon neutral transport system. This announcement is
The Prime Minister’s announcement to set a legal target for the UK to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050 drew widespread praise. But what does this mean for business? The environment has been high on the agenda for a while now, and whereas previous Prime Ministers dismissed proscriptive regulations as ‘green crap’, the tide has definitively turned. With such an ambitious target, the government will only achieve net zero carbon emissions through a mixture
Climate change has been in the news a lot so far in 2019, and now, Prince Charles, our future King, has stepped forward in an attempt to urge businesses to act on the challenges of climate change, and make the subject a business priority. The Prince, in a speech on 23rd May in London, said that investors are increasingly requesting for companies to provide information in their financial filings on how sustainability performance affects organisations'
Completing an ESOS assessment helps you determine what areas you need to improve on to comply with ESOS standards. With the reporting deadline of 5th December 2019 for ESOS phase 2 fast approaching, understanding the ESOS assessment process is more vital than ever. Below we break down exactly what the criteria includes and what you as a business owner need to do to ensure ESOS compliance: 1. Work out your total energy consumptionCalculate how much
Meeting the target fabric energy efficiency (TFEE) is crucial when aiming to construct energy-efficient buildings. It's one of the key factors to consider when it comes to SAP calculations for new builds and you only have one chance to get it right. Floors The limit assigned to floors by the regulations is 0.25 W/m2K as an absolute maximum. Achieving less than this with floors is fairly simple, especially when using a quality PIR insulation board.
A report released yesterday by the BBC highlighted that the construction companies in the UK are not disclosing the full extent of their carbon impacts. The UK Chief Executive for Skanska, Gregor Craig, explained that companies calculate their own emissions and those figures often don’t include the environmental costs of their supply chain. Following the report released by the Committee on Climate Change, on 2nd May, calling for the UK to be a net-zero economy
Climate Change, energy use, and energy efficiency topics have been the focus of much of our news lately, thanks to the latest report from the Committee on Climate Change, who have addressed government environmental targets, and helped to pave out the new map to a ‘net zero economy by 2050. Their most recent report ‘Net Zero – The UK’s contribution to stopping global warming’, released on 2nd May, is a response to a request from
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: