The aim of this credit is "To reduce carbon emissions and atmospheric pollution by encouraging local energy generation from renewable sources to supply a significant proportion of the energy demand."
To meet compliance with this credit you will need to
undertake Part L Calculations by a Suitably Qualified Energy Assessor who is registered and licensed to undertake commercial energy assessments for commercial projects (SBEM), or residential energy assessments for multi-residential project or a project where residential dwellings are present (SAP) .
You will be required to produce an EPC as part of your evidence requirements for BREEAM.
You will also need to undertake early stage energy assessment to determine reductions in CO2 emissions and determine the feasibility of the various low or zero carbon technologies available.
SBEM/Part L Calculations
Encon Associates have an experienced energy assessment team licensed and registered to undertake level 3 to 5 commercial energy assessments. Our assessment team only undertake energy assessments via full dynamic computer simulation to ensure the most accurate results for your project.
SAP/Part L Calculations
Our head energy energy assessor has 25 years experience of energy assessment and is licensed and registered to undertake simple SAP calculations right through to advanced SAP calculations for large dwellings.
Encon Associates have an experienced energy assessment team licensed and registered to undertake level 3 to 5 commercial energy assessments. Our assessment team only undertake energy assessments via full dynamic computer simulation to ensure the most accurate EPC results for your project.
Encon Associates have an experienced energy assessment team who have the experience and expertise to provide expert advice when assessing your project and choosing the right LZC.
Additional BREEAM 2008 Credits
We provide a number of services specifically designed to achieve credits under BREEAM 2008. If you are working towards a BREEAM 2008 certification, please visit our page below to see if there are any other credits we can help with.