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SAP Calculations – Meaning

All new UK residential developments, conversions and some extensions are subject to a Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP). The SAP measures the energy efficiency of a building and is the basis of the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC).

This document is a building control legal requirement and must be completed before a property can be sold on or rented out.

SAP calculations are provided through our partner Briary Energy, a well-established energy consultants with expertise in renewables and other low-carbon energy technologies.

SAP Calculations for New Builds

Any new building must have an SAP calculation to give to building control, which must comply with the minimum requirements in terms of Part L1A of the building regulations. The property cannot exceed the established carbon emission target – which may vary depending on where the building is and when construction began.

Additionally, if you’re constructing a property in England, your fabric must meet the necessary thermal performance level. Briary Energy will help you deal with any problems that arise so you can achieve compliance quickly and efficiently. You’ll receive all the support you need throughout the process. Any questions you have will be answered by our expert partners.

SAP Calculations for New Builds: How Do They Work?

Briary Energy will work with you to determine your specific requirements and provide feedback on your designs with a view to achieving optimal compliance.

Expertise in Part L1A SAP Calculations

Our partners have a wealth of experience in SAP assessments, giving you all the support you need along the way. Hundreds of clients across the UK have benefitted from this service, underpinned by an unflinching focus on established goals and a consistent, professional service.

No-Hassle SAP Energy Assessment

With the many challenges associated with constructing new builds, energy compliance is not always a primary focus. However, it is essential to ensure regulatory compliance is achieved so that your property or properties are approved by building control and they can be placed on the sale- or rental market without a hitch.

SAP calculations for London, Southeast, East Anglia and all Mainland England.

Most of our clients are based in Essex, Kent, Sussex, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Suffolk, Norfolk, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, London, Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire and Surrey, but these SAP calculation services are available to clients across mainland England.

SAP calculations cost

Our partners deliver expert SAP calculations for a competitive fee. To learn more about SAP assessments visit our partner Briary Energy.

iATS Registered and UKAS Recognised

Affiliations

We are registered with iATS (Independent AirTightness Testing Scheme) and use equipment calibrated by UKAS laboratories. Our testing procedures are also recognised by UKAS.