TM44 Inspection of Air Conditioning Systems

What is a TM44 Air Conditioning System Inspection? 

If you have an air conditioning system with a cooling capacity of 12kW or more in your building, you are legally required to have a valid air conditioning inspection report and a certificate in place. 

An inspection of the system should take place every 5-years. If you fail to have your air conditioning inspected, you can receive a fine of £300. 

Our thorough air conditioning inspection and reporting service is delivered by our team of accredited energy assessors ensuring you remain compliant with the TM44 guidelines. 

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How can TEAM help? 

Our independent air conditioning service includes: 

  • Visual assessment of your air conditioning system 
  • Inspection of system components, controls and settings 
  • Summary of cost-effective improvements and recommendations 
  • The service is carried out by our accredited energy assessors in compliance with the UK Government regulations. 
  • It is a legal requirement under the EU Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) to ensure that air conditioning inspections are carried out every 5 years and they are conducted by qualified and accredited air conditioning inspectors 
  • It is mandatory for all companies operating an ISO14001 certified management system 
  • Buildings with an air conditioning system over 12kW must have a valid TM44 air conditioning report 
  • The recommendations part of the report can save money by reducing energy consumption and maintenance cost 
  • Air conditioning reports help you enhance your company’s green credentials. 
  • Improve the energy efficiency of your air conditioning systems 
  • Reduce the carbon emissions produced from running your air conditioning, helping you meet your sustainability and net zero goals 
  • Maintain compliance with changing regulations and efficiency requirements 
  • Reduce your system operating costs 
  • Through the inspection identify faults affecting the efficacy of the units 
  • Put in place better control settings that meet your operational needs
  • Receive expert advice from an accredited energy assessor. 
  • It is a legal requirement under the EU Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) to renew your air conditioning inspection compliance every 5 years 
  • Only systems with an output of 12kW are affected by the regulations 
  • This includes where individual units are less than 12kW, but the combined output across all the units is 12kW or more 
  • The combined output would include where multiple units within a building are controlled by a single person, so are considered a single air conditioning system 
  • An air conditioning assessment must be carried out by an accredited energy assessor. 

What are the penalties for not having a valid TM44 certificate? 

If you do not get your air conditioning inspected every five years, you will be fined a minimum of £300 which can be repeated weekly until you have a valid certificate in place. There will be a further £200 fine every time you fail to provide a copy of the report to an enforcement authority such as a Trading Standard Officer (TSO) within seven days.

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Learn about the benefits of a TM44 inspection and request a free quote by calling 01908 690018


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