TEAM address the challenges of tenant billing with new suite of services

Our latest offering reinvents tenant billing, delivering sustainable and efficient property management. Since the launch of our flagship Sigma Tenant Billing software in 2019, we have been supporting commercial organisations to accurately and efficiently bill their tenants. Following the success of the software, we recognised there was a gap in the market for a more

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TEAM enhances its Consultancy offering with a suite of new services

2021 is expected to be a big year for climate action; with COP 26 in November and the UK Government’s target to achieve carbon net-zero by 2050 an ever-present message, there is pressure on organisations to ensure they are becoming consciously sustainable and on the pathway to decarbonisation. As the UK’s leading energy and sustainability

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Planning for 2021 and the pathway to green recovery

TEAM's Consultants

Covid-19 has disrupted organisations for the best part of 2020. Whilst it is clear that the pandemic is not behind us, and 2021 has not started quite as we hoped, organisations can still utilise their energy data and tools to support their green ambitions and ongoing recovery. Using insights gained from the last year can

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Futureproof Your Energy Capacity – ASC Optimisation Service

Commercial premises

As part of our growing consultancy is a new service set to help organisations review their energy capacity and align it with their long-term business objectives. In response to the growing demand for services that help large organisations push for a zero-carbon future and sustainable practices, we have launched an Available Supply Capacity (ASC) Optimisation

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Low carbon and energy management data expert joins our Energy Consultancy Services

Experienced carbon data analyst and sustainability resilience expert, Katie Brockwell, has joined our Energy Consultancy as part of our move to expand our certification and compliance service offering, and meet our customers growing carbon efficiency needs. Katie will work alongside our customers to analyse and provide energy and sustainability insights, and support in the delivery

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Energy management measures to improve building performance

Buildings old, new, large, or small, even the most sustainable and efficient ones, will need routine contribution from building users to improve their performance and operational efficiency. This blog breaks down how you can improve the efficiency of the buildings within your organisation to complement how they are utilised, as well as how to ensure

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TEAM’s BREEAM Qualified Assessor & Compliance Specialist

Our growing energy services benefit from the appointment of a regionally focused energy assessor. Commercial Energy Consultant, Tracey Walsh, has joined our consultancy to support the expansion of our energy services, specifically our compliance expertise. With over 11 years’ experience and multiple qualifications, including BREEAM and Level 5 Thermal Modelling, Tracey has a wealth of

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Energy management series: Out and about

Data can give energy professionals lots of valuable information about their energy estate, but don’t underestimate the importance of getting out and about and conducting a walkthrough survey of your buildings. Physically surveying buildings will give you a better understanding of their energy performance, identify where energy and water efficiency savings can be made and

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CIBSE accredited professional joins our energy consultancy

TEAM Energy consultant

Our growing consultancy service benefits from the appointment of an accredited low carbon specialist and energy assessor with a focus on sustainability. Energy professional, Theresa Bui, has joined us to support the expansion of our energy services. With commercial building engineering industry expertise, Theresa’s technical skills will support the growing suite of consultancy services that

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10 top tips for energy professionals when reopening your estate

Giles Davies, TEAM Energy Consultant

In light of the recent advice from the Government given to organisations across the UK, we are starting to see a number of businesses slowly reopen to both their workforce and the public. The process of re-opening commercial buildings and estates will come with its own challenges for energy professionals in ensuring it is done

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10 top tips for becoming more energy efficient while working from home

Sam Arje

During this current climate, many of us will be working from home. As a result, we may see our domestic energy bills rise as we turn our heating up during the day and begin to use our appliances more frequently. To help you save energy and manage the increase in your bills, we have spoken

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10 top tips for energy professionals when shutting down your building

Sam Arje

With the recent announcement made by the UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, your organisation may be shutting down the office for the foreseeable future. To help ensure this can be done as efficiently as possible, we asked our Senior Energy Consultant, Sam Arje, to share some advice on ensuring your office/building is running safely while

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Is your air conditioning as efficient as possible?

Are you getting value from your Recommendation Report

Did you know that air conditioning is one of the most expensive appliances your organisation will run? This is why, as we head towards the warmer weather, now is a good time to make sure your system is working as efficiently as possible to help keep your summer air conditioning costs low, and your unit’s

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Award winning energy and sustainability professional joins our energy consultancy

Sam Arje - TEAM Energy Consultant

Highly experienced energy project manager, Sam Arje, has joined TEAM to strengthen our suite of multi-discipline consultancy services to help customers realise their energy management needs and sustainability goals. Sam has over 15 years’ experience in project management; with 7 of those years dedicated to driving down energy consumption and carbon emissions for UK based

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We’ve broadened our consultancy expertise with latest appointments

A water sector specialist and a chemical engineer with a passion for sustainability have recently joined our team of energy services specialists. Joining us from Thames Water, Caitlin Barker has been recruited in newly created capacity to drive project planning and customer services for our range of energy services. At the same time, Karan Purewal

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Winter energy assessment: 10 factors to consider

Display Energy Certificates

Now that daylight-saving has ended there will be a dramatic change in light at the end of the day. As the days get shorter and the temperature drops over the coming months, your organisation’s energy consumption will naturally rise. To help you make your seasonal assessment of your building controls and to ensure that your

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Top 10 Energy Saving Tips for the Winter

Non domestic RHI Scheme

At this time of year, we all revisit the heating controls and turn on the lights earlier at home. It’s not so straightforward for businesses; with numerous people occupying the premises and large, complicated heating and cooling systems. So, if you’re responsible for the energy management in your building and the comfort of your organisation’s

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10 years of Display Energy Certificates

DEC Certificate

10 years ago, as part of the Energy Performance in Buildings Regulation, Display Energy Certificates (DECs) were launched in England and Wales. In October 2008, DECs became a legal requirement for all buildings in the public sector and publicly funded organisations where members of the public access buildings. The purpose of a DEC is to

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What’s new on the Capacity Market?

Capacity Market Support

The next milestone for the capacity market is the capacity auction on the 30th January. This is for the T1 delivery (2018-2019) and the T4 capacity auction for 2021-2022 delivery will take place on 6th February. Those who have passed the prequalification stage must deliver a Financial Commitment Milestone report within 18 months of the

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Important information about the DECC Electricity Demand Reduction (EDR) Pilot

Did you know that you could receive financial support from implementing energy efficiency projects through the Electricity Demand Reduction (EDR) Pilot Phase II, if you deliver electricity savings at peak times? If you’re thinking of replacing your old light fittings with LEDs or making any other improvement to your building or electrical equipment which would

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Tick tock …. the ESOS deadline is fast approaching

Energy Saving Opportunity (ESOS) Scheme

With the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) deadline creeping closer, identifying sites, completing audits, analysing data and compiling the final report in less than 10 months will be no mean feat. Ellen Salazar, Energy Services Manager at TEAM, explains how we’ve been helping our customers achieve ESOS compliance. With nine months to go until the

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Heat Metering for Renewable Heat Incentive Training Course in Milton Keynes

Heat Metering for RHI

Book your place on TEAM’s Heat Metering for Renewable Heat Incentive Training Course Background The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) provides long-term financial support to eligible organisations with solar thermal, biomass boilers, biomass CHP and heat pump installations. Manufacturers, designers or installers are under pressure to correctly specify and install heat meters to ensure high quality

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Key points to remember and the role of an ESOS Lead Assessor

Energy Saving Opportunity (ESOS) Scheme

TEAM’s Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) Diary Key points to remember and the role of an ESOS Lead Assessor Ellen Salazar TEAM’s ESOS Lead Assessor ESOS Diary Date: 19 Jan 2015 I’m starting a diary to record my experiences to date with ESOS! Since becoming an accredited Lead Assessor via CIBSE, I’ve been up and

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TEAM’s Justine Grant becomes ESOS Lead Assessor

Justine Grant - Renewable Heat Incentive expert

Justine Grant, Energy Consultant at TEAM has joined her colleague Ellen Salazar in becoming a fully qualified ESOS Lead Assessor. Justine has undergone full training and passed an exam to be now listed on the CIBSE Certification’s ESOS Lead Assessor register which has been approved by the Environment Agency. With a BSc in Building Services

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TEAM’s Ellen Salazar becomes one of the first to achieve ESOS Lead Assessor status

ESOS Lead Assessor Status Lead Assessor Ellen Salazar, Energy Services Team Leader at TEAM has undergone full training and passed the exam to become one of the country’s first fully qualified Lead Assessors. She is listed on the CIBSE Certification’s ESOS Lead Assessor register which has been approved by the Environment Agency. Ellen is also

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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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Energy Savings Opportunities Scheme set to be simple, avoid duplication and minimise costs

Paul Martin Managing Director The Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) according to DECC’s “current thinking” will be launched in June and will require all large companies in the UK to undertake mandatory energy-efficiency assessments for submission to the Environment Agency in 2015. The Energy Savings Opportunities Scheme is the Government’s approach to implementing Article 8 of

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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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ISO Accreditation … why and how?

Paul Martin

If you are struggling to understand ISO Accreditation here are the ‘whys and hows’ “For three days in March 2013, my head has been pre-occupied with acronyms, audits and re-accreditation. For in March, we have reached the three year anniversary of our initial ISO 9001 & 14001 accreditation, which means that we were due the

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The Growing Importance of ISO50001

Paul Martin

The growing importance of the energy management standard ISO50001 With the dumbing down of the Carbon Reduction Commitment in the UK and other cap and trade mechanisms struggling on the international scene, the ISO50001 energy management standard is emerging as a viable mechanism to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Early signs are that worldwide adoption is likely

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