SAP Calculations

By: WALKER GRAHAM LLP architects  06/08/2011
Keywords: Architects, design consultants, Building Design



SAP is the governments 'Standard Assessment Procedure' for rating energy efficiency in domestic buildings in the UK. SAP calculations are a compulsory component to satisfy Part L1 for all new dwellings and some domestic extensions.


It is estimated that energy use within dwellings in the UK currently account for around 30% of national CO2 emissions. Using SAP calculations during the design process will help provide more thermal efficient dwellings, meaning less CO2 emissions and reduced heating costs.

Using BRE accredited software, we can provide SAP calculations at Design stage and Completion stage for submission to Building control as part of your compliance documentation under the .

Keywords: Architects, Building Design, building planning, design consultants

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