Tag: Display Energy Certificates (DECs)

Why Display Energy Certificates are more than just paperwork

Display Energy Certificates (DECs) are essential documents that provide information about the energy performance of buildings and details a public building’s energy use, as well as its carbon emissions. Part of the Energy Performance of Buildings Regulations, DECs are a legislative requirement for buildings accessed by the public which have received funding from the public

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TEAM Energy expands its regional offering with Northern based Energy Consultant appointment

Elmhurst accredited Commercial Energy Assessor, Blessing Amin, has joined TEAM Energy as part of their strategic growth plans, and to provide a more competitive service offering to customers based in the Midlands and North of England. A Level 4 Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) and Display Energy Certificate (DEC) assessor, Blessing is experienced at building energy

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What are the Energy Performance of Building Regulations (EPBR)?

In 2002 the EU Directive on the energy performance of buildings was introduced. The notion was to make people aware of the impact of climate change and reduce the energy consumption of buildings and carbon emissions. The principle behind the Energy Performance of Buildings Regulations (EPBR) is to make the energy efficiency of a building

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Display Energy Certificates – who is affected?

Last year was another busy year for the Energy Services team, delivering over 750 Display Energy Certificates (DECs) to our clients. Our client base is extensive and reflects the expertise the department has in delivering the certificates to different sectors, with clients including hospitals, universities, schools, museums, local and central government buildings and leisure centres.

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TEAM’s advice on the latest Display Energy Certificate News

In February this year the Government announced proposals which could see Display Energy Certificates (DECs) for 54,000 public buildings in England and Wales abolished. The Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) said it was considering removing the legal requirement for DECs in public buildings such as town halls, swimming pools and schools – or

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Are you getting a good quality DEC service?

So how do you know you are getting a good quality DEC service? Here’s a checklist… In 2013, according to the Landmark Register, 38,191 Display Energy Certificates (DECs) were lodged in England and Wales. Considering the number of companies and DECs assessors in the country it is amazing to think that TEAM issued 1,270 (3%).

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Where is your Recommendation Report?

“Since the conception of Display Energy Certificates in 2008, those who have a certificate have in most cases displayed them as A3 posters in a prominent place. However when asked about their Recommendation Report most shrug their shoulders. When I inform them that failure to produce a copy of their Recommendation Report could result in

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How important are DECs to our schools?

Since the introduction of Display Energy Certificates and Recommendation Reports for all buildings over 1000m2 in October 2008, Schools across the country have invited Energy Assessors (like myself) to carry out surveys for the purpose of ensuring that they are compliant with this UK Legislation. During the 5+ years that I have been carrying out

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