Policy 5.2 of the London Plan requires each major development proposal to submit a detailed energy assessment.
The purpose of an energy assessment is to demonstrate that climate change mitigation measures are integral to the scheme’s design and evolution, that the London Plan energy hierarchy has been followed and that the building is inherently energy efficient before any eco bling is applied, that the final solution achieves the required 35% improvement over the 2013 building regulations and that the strategy is appropriate to the context of the development.
The London Plan outlines a 4-step hierarchy in CO2 reduction:
1. Be Lean. Insulation, glazing, heating, ventilation
2. Be Clean. Supplying energy and heating through efficient networks
3. Be Green. Low carbon and renewable technologies
At Thermal & Acoustic Solutions we can produce an energy strategy demonstrating how CO2 emissions reductions from major developments will be achieved against targets set in policy 5.2 of the London Plan.
For more information please contact us.
In October 2019, the government launched a consultation on stronger building regulations to help pave the way for a Future Homes Standard. The consultation sets out what we think a home built to the Future Homes Standard will be like.
The government’s £2bn scheme for green home improvements in England is now open for applications.
The TEAC(H) Conference was scheduled to run again in September 2020 but due to the Covid-19 pandemic it has been cancelled this year. We look forward to a fantastic conference in 2021! Please drop us an email if you're interested and we'll include you on our mailing list.
Our TEAC(H) Conference was a success. Lots of people and lots of interesting information shared. This will be repeated next year. Thank you to all involved who made it a very interesting and successful day.
We have moved into bigger and better offices in Stour Road., our new address is OFFICE 2, SUITE C, MULBERRY COURT, CHRISTCHURCH, BH23 1PS
Thermal and Acoustic Solutions offer a range of services, including air permeability testing, SAP, SBEM, BREEAM reporting and building regulations guidance. They have begun to use the Edel Hot Water Heat Pump to aid with regional requirements.
Thermal & Acoustic Solutions Ltd are pleased to announce that we have secured the contract with Acorn Property on King Street, Acton. The high-quality development will include housing and commercial space to appeal to local families, students and professionals.
On Construction Domestic Energy Assessor (OCDEA) needed. Thermal & Acoustic Solutions Ltd have an excellent opportunity available. We are looking for someone to join our team.
Mayor Sadiq Khan has published his draft London Plan, a broad-based plan to shape how London’s urban environment develops over the next 20-25 years.