SAP is and energy assessment required for all new homes to show compliance with Part L of the building regulations, similarly SBEM is needed for non-domestic properties. SAP and SBEM data feed into Code for Sustainable Homes and BREEAM Assessments.
A design stage assessment should be undertaken prior to starting work to ensure a compliant strategy. Post construction an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) can be issued as evidence for building control.
SAP and SBEM are also a great way to assess the impact of improvements to fabric and energy services specifications. Whether your aspirations are low running costs or high environmental performance, energy analyses of this kind can help make sure the investment in your property has the greatest impact.
From passive design to renewable energy strategies, and whatever your energy targets or aspirations, here at JumpStart we have a lot of experience undertaking energy analysis and pride ourselves on maintaining comprehensive knowledge of relevant technologies and construction methods to help find the best solution for your site.