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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Why do I need an air conditioning inspection?
- 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.
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.
What are the benefits of a TM44 Air Conditioning Inspection?
- 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.
TM44 Inspection Frequency and Legal Requirements
- 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. 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.