The Environmental Performance Statement (EPS) is a written document that is part of the planning application.
Environmental impact assessment enables environmental factors to be given due weight, along with economic or social factors, when planning applications are being considered.
An air leakage test, also known as an air tightness test or air permeability test, is a test to determine the level of uncontrolled air flow through gaps or cracks in the fabric of a building.
All sound tests are undertaken in accordance with BS EN ISO 140 and results are calculated according to the method given in BS EN ISO 717 required by part E of the building regulations, Ecohomes and the Code for Sustainable Housing.
By Law you must have an asbestos management plan such as that provided by an asbestos survey conducted on any non-domestic property that is over 8 years old.
The 'Water efficiency calculator for new dwellings' is the Government's national calculation methodology for assessing water efficiency in new dwellings in support of The Code for Sustainable Homes and the Building Regulations.
EAL carry out sustainability consultancy working closely for and with architects. Our work includes advising on energy efficiency, renewable technologies and building regulation compliance.
BREEAM is one of the environmental assessments tools used in the energy industry. It is now considered as a standard that most councils use for new buildings and significant refurbishments
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Eal Consult & Mitsubishi Electrical UK Seminar dates confimed
Following the Grand Designs Exhibition, Eal Consult is pleased to announce it will be presenting along with Mitsubishi Electrical UK in a series of seminars in September.The seminars will cover new and self build and refubishments. Covering: CfSH, Building Regulations, … Continue reading →
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What is an Energy Audit?
An energy audit provides data on a building’s carbon footprint and how efficient it is . There are a variety of elements that are assessed including the building’s construction and its thermal dynamics, live energy consumption data for those devices … Continue reading →