Terms of Engagement

Designed 2 Comply Energy
Terms of Engagement

Energy rating assessments are prepared in accordance with the Building Regulations 2006 Parts L1a and L1b together with conventions contained in SAP 2005 published by DEFRA for SAP version 9.8 dated October 2005.

Clients are responsible for providing the required information to enable the On Construction Domestic Energy Assessor to carry out the energy rating assessment.

The energy rating assessments are prepared by the On Construction Domestic Energy Assessor based on the information submitted by clients and it is the Client’s duty to ascertain from the reports produced that the input information is correct.

The energy rating assessments are prepared with software and issued by personnel under licence as approved by the Secretary of State indicated by the use of the SAP logo, and On Construction Domestic Energy Assessor are trained, tested and examined by approved persons. Quality assurance of the work of On Construction Domestic Energy Assessors is carried out by the accreditation body, Elmhurst Energy Systems Limited, who in turn are regulated by The Communities and Local Government Department of the Government.

Energy rating assessments are based on information supplied to the On Construction Domestic Energy Assessor and are not an endorsement of a particular product or system.

The On Construction Domestic Energy Assessor shall undertake energy rating assessments with reasonable care skill and diligence. No liability can be accepted for errors arising subsequently. Under the Building Regulations it is the responsibility of the Builder to ensure that the project meets the required standards.

The On Construction Domestic Energy Assessor operates under a Code of Conduct issued by Elmhurst Energy Systems Limited from whom a complete copy of the Code of Conduct for On Construction Domestic Energy Assessor may be obtained.

Complaints will be dealt with courteously and promptly. If not satisfied with the outcome the client may take the matter up with Elmhurst Energy Systems Limited,
Unit 16 St Johns Business Park, Lutterworth LE17 4HB.

Energy Rating Calculations are based upon three stages:
• As-designed
• As-built
• EPC

Fees quoted will be invoiced and be payable prior to release of the SAP calculation. Additional fees will be invoiced and be payable prior to presentation of the as-built reports and the EPC certificate.
Designed 2 Comply Energy reserve the right to charge for additional work carried out due to changes in the design.