A SAP Calculation is The Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP) for energy ratings of dwellings. It is a Calculation of a buildings energy efficiency. A SAP rating is scored on a scale of 1 to 100, were 1 is the worst and 100 would indicate no cost for heating/ hot water.
At THERMAL & ACOUSTIC SOLUTIONS Ltd we aim to achieve you a pass by:
Offering advice and recommendations
A Friendly experienced team
SAP Calculations complete within 7 days
Fast Track service in emergencies at no extra cost
BREEAM is the world's foremost environmental assessment method and rating system for buildings, with 250,000 buildings with certified BREEAM assessment ratings and over a million registered for assessment since it was first launched in 1990. Read More....
An SBEM or Simplified Building Energy Model, is a Government Defined process in accordance with Building Control Regulations Part L. It is the calculation of the energy performance of new commercial, industrial and or retail buildings. As from 7th April 2007 all new buildings would require an SBEM Calculation. Read More.....
There are two types of sound test - airborne and impact. Airborne tests are carried out on walls and floors separating dwellings, impact tests are carried out on floors separating dwellings. Read More...
An Air tightness test consists of a computerised fan being fitted to a main entrance or suitable doorway. The fan extracts large amounts of air from the building on domestic builds and blows air into the building on commercial builds. Gauges are used to measure pressure temperature and air flow within the building. This will calculate for us the amount of building leakage. Read More...
fire risk assessments
With the introduction of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 ("the Order") in October 2006, Fire and Rescue Authorities and other bodies ("enforcing authorities") now have a duty to enforce fire safety in non-domestic premises. At Thermal Acoustics & Solutions Ltd we can arrange for a Fire Risk Assessment to be carried out for you and Certificates/reports supplied. Please contact us for more information.
energy performance certificate
An Energy Performance Certificate shows the official energy rating of a property and its environmental impact on a scale from A to G. A being the most efficient and E being the least. The certificate can also give recommendations on how to improve energy performance.
At Thermal Acoustics & Solutions Ltd we can provide your Energy Performance Certificate and provide advice on how to improve energy performance.
Acoustic Specifications for separating walls and floors regarding Flats and conversions
Under Approved Document E, all residential properties must provide a good level of acoustic insulation between dwellings. Read More...
code for sustainable homes
On 27th February 2008 the government confirmed a mandatory rating against the code would be implemented for new homes from 1st may 2008. The code replaced Eco Homes from April 2007 and introduced minimum standards for energy and water efficiency at every level of the new national standard. Read More...