SAP Ratings (Standard Assessment Procedure)
These are a measure of the thermal performance of the house and take into account details in relation to:-
- calculated insulation values of all parts of the building envelope
- CO² emissions
- energy input from electrical installation, water and space heating
A satisfactory SAP rating is a requirement for Building Warrant and full details have to be submitted at application stage to demonstrate energy efficiency and a low carbon footprint
The process of arriving at a satisfactory SAP rating has necessarily to be coordinated with the architect's design work.
The service includes for the provision of an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) at completion allowing the issue of a Completion Certificate by Building Control