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 the our 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

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Display Energy Certificates – who is affected?

Display Energy Certificates: A closer look

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

DEC Certificate

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?

Display Energy Certificates: A closer look

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?

Are you getting value from 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?

Display Energy Certificates: A closer look

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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DEC Legislation Changes – Are we missing a trick?

Display Energy Certificates: A closer look

On January 9th 2013, the floor area threshold for DECs was dropped for all public buildings over 1000m2 to include buildings between 500m2 – 999m2. However unlike the DECs for the larger buildings, DECs and Recommendation Reports for this new threshold would be valid for 10 years, not 1 year. Certificates for the new area

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Display Energy Certificate Legislation Changes

Display Energy Certificates: A closer look

I am going to talk about recent change to the Law concerning display energy certificates. Since the 9th of January public buildings with a floor area between 500 – 1000m2 require the Display Energy Certificate (DEC). Such a certificate has a validity of ten years. Previously it was only larger public buildings with a floor

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Top TEAM Highlights of 2012

Top TEAM Highlights of 2012 by Paul Martin, Managing Director at TEAM Happy New Year to you all. 2012 was a fantastic year for us at TEAM, we’ve seen new and renewed partnerships, introduced a new release of our software Sigma 7, and a new series of training courses and webinars. We’ve had speakers out

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