Envision has recently been instructed on a number of Post Occupancy Evaluations and Building Energy Audits. This article describes our capabilities by giving reference to a recently completed review we undertook for Costco.
Envision has been working with Crest Nicholson on some of their recent residential development proposals, helping them to address local planning policies requirements on minimising waste during both the construction and future occupation of the dwellings.
From 1st April 2018, the new legal standard for minimum energy efficiency (MEES) will come in force, applying to rented commercial and domestic properties. The new law makes it unlawful to let properties with an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of ‘F’ or ‘G’ (the lowest two current ratings), thereby creating a new minimum standard of E, and aiming to improve the energy efficiency of the most inefficient properties.