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  • IMG-20160304-WA0004 Nick for 10 Q's Post

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    What was your first job? My first job was as a waiter at the Adelphi Hotel. I got it through a friend of my mum’s while I was still at school and had just turned 16. How did you get into the building industry?  I initially started out working at Soundtesting which is based in […]

  • 14081701 picture for abseil thumbnail BEST

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    Two members of the Base team took the ultimate plunge recently which saw them abseil down one of the city’s most iconic buildings. Managing director, Pete Kinsella and sustainability consultant, Nick Gardner, proved they were the ultimate officer thrill-seekers after descending 150 feet in the air above the main entrance of Liverpool’s Anglican Cathedral. Pete and […]

  • SAP checklist

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    At Base Energy, we pride ourselves in providing our clients with the most cost-effective solutions to pass their SAP scores- whilst keeping affordability front of mind. If you are not familiar with SAP, it’s short for Standard Assessment Procedure and is the official methodology used by the government to asses the energy efficiency rating of […]

  • "Heerhugowaard, The Netherlands - April 26, 2012: Construction workers installing solar panels on a roof"

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    By Peter Kinsella info@baseenergy.co.uk Near Zero Carbon – Energy Statements For planning, from 1st October 2016 all major developments of 10 dwellings or more must provide an Energy Statement for planning applications and comply with the new Net Zero Carbon Criteria. If an Energy Statement is not provided with the planning application, then planning approval […]

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    At Base Energy we can help design and assess your development to meet SAP / SBEM Part L 2013 compliance and we can help guide your development providing various cost effective solutions.   The new Part L 2013 is stricter than ever and harder to comply. You can’t just install solar PV panels and pass […]

  • Flood

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    A “development is appropriately flood resilient and resistant, including safe access and escape routes where required, and that any residual risk can be safely managed, including by emergency planning; ” National Planning Framework. Based of the recommendations of the developments Flood Risk Assessment, Flood Evacuation Plans (FEP) can be set as a condition of your […]

  • Warning Traffic Sign On Flooded Road With Fire Engine

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    SHGL – Sustainability Homes Consultancy produces Flood risk assessment to satisfy flood issues in line with planning applications. Contact us to speak to one of our assessors to help with your development. 01519330328 or 020 3286 201 or info@shgl.co.uk Overview – Flood Risk Assessments (England) There are many different sources of flooding including rivers, tidal, […]

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