Changes in SAP 10 will impact the performance of new dwellings and also the level of information required. Blewburton Ltd have access to Elmhurst Energy’s BETA version of the SAP 10 software to help our clients prepare.
Blewburton prepared a energy and sustainability reports as part of a planning application for 12 apartments and a new club building.
Despite initial Fabric Energy Efficiency calculations not appearing positive, Blewburton helped the builder to work with the ICF supplier, bespoke Y-values for non-repeat thermal bridges and the final construction gained a strong compliance under Part L.
This project involved undertaking the SAP calculations and EPCs for the three phase development of a new housing estate in West Oxfordshire comprising 97 dwellings, for a well know local house building company.
Blewburton undertook the SAP calculations and supplied the London Plan Energy Report for a development of five houses and twenty-two apartments on a site in West London.
Blewburton modelled a representative sample of units in SAP and SBEM software to develop a picture of the 71-flat site’s performance. This allowed the design team to settle on a cost effective and efficient construction.
Blewburton Ltd undertook the SAP calculations and supplied the Energy Performance Certificates for 327 apartments in Central London.
Blewburton Limited performed the requisite SAP calculations and modelling to allow the developer to avoid a costly air source heat pump installation that would not have met the specific carbon reduction compliance for this local authority.
Blewburton Limited helped a single four bed dwelling constructed within the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) to be Code Level 3 compliant.
This development is a rural exception site which requires a minimum Code Level 3 compliance. Blewburton Limited took the development from pre-assessment, design, consultancy and Post Construction Review, and Blewburton performed the SAP calculations to help all dwellings exceed Part L1A by at least 25%.