Are you looking to pass the SAP Assessment but you’re not quite attaining the regulations? We’ve all been there. From experience comes hacks and we’re going to share ours with you. Sit back and take in every last detail because actually, these are all relatively simple to implement.

No #1

Design STAGE SAP Assessment

ALWAYS have your SAP Assessment completed at DESIGN Stage
By completing your SAP Assessment at the design stage will ensure total compliance with the regulations. It is always harder to rectify things in retrospect. Using our engineers at the design stage is by far the cheapest way to ensure compliance. We have saved our customers thousands of pounds, check our case studies online.

No #2

Thermal Bridging and Construction Details

Thermal Bridges can be avoided by ensuring correct composition, structure, materials and insulation. Improving Thermal Bridges will result in not only lowering construction cost, but it will also reduce the risk of mould, provide a better, more comfortable living environment, as well as being more energy efficient and reducing your energy bills. Make sure you stick to all of the construction details to ensure you avoid the possibility of Thermal Bridging in your build. PSI value calculations can also help SAP calculations, ask our experts. https://www.labc.co.uk/business/construction-details.

No #3

Air Source Heat Pump

Air Source Heat Pumps work in all seasons even if the outside temperature is as low as -15°c. An Air Source Heat Pump will extract heat from the outside air even if it is freezing cold, which means these systems are super efficient. The warm air that these pumps take in is transferred to a heat exchanger. The refrigerant (a refrigerant is a chemical compound which is usually a liquid or gas) is compressed and used for the heating and hot water systems. A refrigerant is also used in air conditioning units. Air Source heat Pumps are an excellent way of replacing standard heating systems, while enforcing energy efficiency!

Watch a video on what is an air source heat pump.

No #4

Solar P.V

Solar P.V or Solar Photovoltaic, will convert sunlight into energy. This is a fantastic opportunity to ensure you’re self-sufficient while reducing your CO2 output. The most popular Solar P.V is seen as Solar Panels. The batteries can even store excess energy produced for later use. It is said that a standard Solar P.V system (depending where you are based in the UK) can save, on average, between 1 to 1.6 tonnes of carbon each year! For more information click here.

No #5

100% LED lighting!

LED Lighting is perfect for reducing your energy consumption. It will produce far less heat than standard lighting but in return offer you the same amount of light as traditional bulbs! Simple, yet very effective!

BOOM ⚡⚡, there you have it; 5 Top HACKS Ranked for 100% Compliance.

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