Energy and CO2

We offer a range of services related to the energy use and carbon dioxide emissions of buildings.

SAP and Part L

As accredited Domestic On Construction Energy Assessors (DOCEA), we provide a number of services related to compliance with Part L of the Building Regulations:-

  • SAP calculations and Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) for new homes;
  • 'Area-weighted U-value method' - this is used to show that a proposed extension will perform no worse than a similar compliant extension;
  • 'Whole dwelling calculation method' - this is used to show that the CO2 emissions from an existing home with a proposed extension will be no greater than for a compliant notional extension;
  • Regulation 25A reports - analysis of the technical, environmental and economic feasibility of using high-efficiency alternative energy systems to supply energy to new-build homes, as required under Regulation 25A of the Building Regulations Part L1A;
  • Energy statements demonstrating how residential developments will meet their targets according to the Mayor of London's energy hierarchy.
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Passivhaus

We are certified Passive House Designers, accredited by the Passivhaus Institut in Germany.

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Home energy surveys

We carry out Home Energy Masterplan surveys in association with Parity Projects.

Click here to read an article in the Daily Telegraph describing a survey carried out by Ian Preston of Abitar for Parity Projects.

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If you require a service that is not listed above, please contact us.

Contact us

Tel.: 020 7703-6438

Mobile: 07790 208174

E-mail: enquiries@abitar.co.uk

Lower Ground Floor, 18 Graces Road, Camberwell, London SE5 8PA, UK