23rd Mar 2011

The Energy Efficiency Partnership for Homes (EEPH) has issued a Call for Evidence, on behalf of the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), to inform a review of the costs and benefits associated with a wide range of energy efficiency measures. The Green Deal will help to transform the energy efficiency of British properties, offering consumers improvements to their homes and businesses at no upfront cost. 

22nd Mar 2011

The RDSAP data collection and calculation procedures change on 17 April from RDSAP 2005 to RDSAP 2009. The changes are outlined below: 

18th Mar 2011

Recruitment is now open for London-Loughborough Centre for Doctoral Research in Energy Demand studentships for the 2011/12 academic year. The London-Loughborough Centre, a partnership between UCL and Loughborough University, is the new UK centre for energy demand research.

4th Mar 2011

The Zero Carbon Hub has delivered their final recommendations for the Carbon Compliance levels for new homes to the Minister for Housing and Local Government, Rt. Hon. Grant Shapps MP.  The recommendations relate to the Carbon Compliance level for new housing built from 2016 onwards.  The Carbon Compliance level is the maximum level of (SAP based) on-site carbon emissions that a new home will be able to emit to be called a zero carbon home.

The proposed limits are:

9th Feb 2011

Following a successful visit by the External Verifier appointed by ABBE, the Awarding Body, National Energy Services is pleased to announce that the first candidates to undertake training and assessment for the Air Conditioning Assessor qualification are now fully qualified and ready to join the NHER Accreditation Scheme.

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