Are you an architect working on a new build housing project in Scotland? Contact Christine J Palmer, Chartered Architect for assistance with SAP calculations, Energy Performance Certificates and Certification of Compliance with Section 6 of The Building Standards Technical Handbooks.

Approved certifiers of design

As a new build domestic energy assessor and Approved Certifier of Design Section 6 (Domestic), we provide our expert services to clients and other architects for domestic conversions, alterations and extensions and new build housing projects throughout Scotland. We also provide advice on Section 7 (Domestic) Sustainability and can help with producing Section 7 Sustainability Certificates

Services we provide to architects:

  • SAP calculations based on their drawings and specifications
  • Advice on ways of achieving a pass rating in the event of the initial calculation resulting in a fail rating
  • Advice on improving the rating to achieve Aspect Silver 1, 2 and 3 and Gold 1,2 and 3 as defined in Section 7 (Sustainability) of the Technical Handbooks
  • Generation and lodging of Energy Performance Certificate(s) (EPCs) on completion of works
  • Section 6 certification covers:

  • Carbon dioxide emissions
  • Building insulation envelope
  • Heating systems
  • Insulation of pipes, ducts and vessels
  • Artificial and display lighting
  • Mechanical ventilation and air conditioning
  • Need a SAP calculation or EPC for new build houses in Scotland?
    Call Christine J Palmer, Chartered Architect
    on 01333 631193