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  • 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 […]

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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 your […]

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    With the clocks going back this Sunday (29th October) at 2am GMT, we can prepare ourselves for lots of bleak weather and dark mornings. But it’s not all bad news. At Base Energy, we thought we would share some bright advice on how you can maximise investment in your development, simply by carrying out a […]

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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 […]

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    Base Energy 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. 0151 933 0328 or 020 3286 2016 or [email protected] Overview – Flood Risk Assessments (England) There are many different sources of flooding including rivers, tidal, groundwater, […]

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    The Base Elves have put together some handy tips to help you save energy in the home this Christmas!   1. Christmas lights- Why not switch to LED lights which use 90 percent less energy than ordinary bulbs. 2. Turn appliances off standby: Every little helps and research has shown that turning appliances off standby […]

  • Planning application

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    The last few weeks of the year are always a time of reflection for people working in the construction industry. What learnings can we take from 2017 and where do we feel there is scope for opportunity over the next twelve months? For me, sustainability should be high up on the agenda. Climate change is […]

  • Key design principles to help build more energy efficient homes

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    The festive season now seems like a distant memory away and it’s business as usual for the construction industry. As well as being a key time for resolutions, January, by its very nature, is also one of the busiest times of the year for submitting planning applications. It’s when most of us working in the […]

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