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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.

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Labour Pledges billions for home energy upgrades

18 November 2019

As the election draws closer the manifesto promises are coming in thick and fast. Most recently Labour has promised to cut home emission by 10% through what is being described as the largest home improvement programme for decades. The ‘Warm Homes for All’ policy would receive £60 billion of funding from a Labour government in order to implement energy saving upgrades such as loft insulation, enhanced double-glazing and new heating systems. Low-income households would receive


Completing an ESOS Report from start to finish

12 November 2019

There seems to be some mystique as to what goes into compiling an ESOS report. That’s why we’ve put together this express guide to let companies know what to expect and what they need to get ready! Our ESOS Lead Assessor Adrian Leithead explains... Initial stages  Once a company contacts us we send them a form to complete so we have some information regarding what the company does, how big they are and the number


20,000 homes a week must switch to low-carbon heating to meet UK climate goals, according to report

05 November 2019

A report from the cross-party Policy Connect says gas central heating boilers threatens the UK’ climate and clean air goals. UK homes currently account for 14% of the nation’s greenhouse gas emission which is the same level as emissions from cars. Despite this a recent poll conducted among MPs suggests that most do not view pollution from home heating as a priority, although the government wants low-carbon heat systems to be standard for all new


Why it's worth hiring an expert energy consultant for your business

16 October 2019

When running your business, it's easy to forget about the energy management aspect of it. So, when push comes to shove and you have to manage your energy sources and intake, it understandably can feel a little overwhelming. But this isn't the only reason why hiring an energy consultant for your business is a worthy investment.They make navigating regulations a breezeWhether you're a fresh start-up or a seasoned business owner, this doesn't mean that you're


We're hiring!

30 September 2019

Consultancy Business Manager  Job Type  Full Time  Location Lutterworth Salary Based on experience Closing Date for Applications  18/10/19 It has never been a more exciting time to work in energy efficiency. Government commitment to reduce carbon emissions to ‘net zero’ by 2050 means that there are numerous changes in legislation which will radically alter the way we build and heat our homes. Elmhurst Energy is a major player in this sector, for energy consultancy, energy


Meeting the ESOS Phase 2 deadline: How to make sure your business is compliant

24 September 2019

No business wants to be named and shamed, so if you need to make sure your business is ESOS Phase 2 compliant by 5th December 2019, it pays to find a company to help you with the process. Take a look at how Elmhurst Energy Consultancy can help you meet the deadline! Elmhurst is an ESOS Lead Assessor, and has a team of experts ready to help you audit your business now.  The earlier you find


Energy efficiency rises up the ranks for home buyers

19 September 2019

Off-street parking, good transport links and excellent local schools were once at the top of the list for prospective home buyers. Let’s face it – they still are! But new research carried out by estate agent Jackson-Stops found that out of the 2000 people they surveyed, 21% felt it was more important to reduce CO2 emissions when buying or renting a home than living within one mile of transport links. What’s more, 22% of those


LEGO: the answer to sustainable housing?

04 September 2019

Most people are familiar with LEGO; using brightly coloured bricks to make a variety of different structures. It’s this concept of being able to use a limited number of components to create a variety of designs that Sustainer Homes is looking to emulate. The Dutch start-up’s modular system allows builders and architects to turn any design into a circular carbon-neutral building – speeding up the building process and cutting costs. The sustainable and circular construction


Stop Press: Part L and Part F Consultation has been released

03 September 2019

The Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government has released the long awaited consultation on changes to Part L and Part F of the UK Building Regulations. The consultation is a means to delivering the Future Homes Standard as mentioned in the previous Chancellors spring budget. The Future Home Standard consultation proposes options for raising the bar on energy efficiency standards for new build homes, and as expected proposes changes to ‘Part F’- the ventilation standards.


9 Things To Remember About Energy Efficiency Calculations

22 August 2019

A wide range of regulations and measurements relating to energy efficiency lie at the core of any modern development project. This article will give you an idea of exactly what you need to keep in mind to avoid falling foul of such regulations and ensure you have a clean, green development.  ESOS   -The Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme is a UK mandatory energy assessment scheme, which examines 12 months of verifiable energy data from companies that

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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