New BuildSAP Assessments

Find out how Vision Energy can take care of all your compliance needs for your new Build Project

Find out more

ConversionSAP Assessments

Vision Energy can take care of your energy assessments for your conversion project, find out more today

Find out more

ExtensionSAP Assessments

All Extensions with 25% or more glazing compared to the floor area require SAP & EPC's, find out more

Find out more

SBEM
Calculations

Vision Energy will work with you on your commercial project from design stage all the way through to completion, Vision energy strive to ensure that all assessments are completed to achieve compliance as well as providing cost effective and feasible solutions to ensure the smooth delivery of your project.

Sustainability & Energy Services

Vision Energy are a leading Sustainability & Energy consultancy working nationwide, We specialise in calculations & reports covering Building Regulations, Planning Permission and all other sustainability or energy needs within the construction sector, With a vast amount of knowledge and experience having worked on thousands of projects across the UK, one of our engineers would be more than happy to assist you on your project. SAP Calculations | SBEM Calculations | Energy Statements | BREEAM Assessments | M&E Design | EPC's | Water Efficiency | Air Permeability

Talk to Our Technical Team

Get a Quick Quote

SBEM Calculations​

Vision Energy will work with you on your commercial project from design stage all the way through to completion, Vision energy strive to ensure that all assessments are completed to achieve compliance as well as providing cost effective and feasible solutions to ensure the smooth delivery of your project.

 

SBEM Calculations Explained

SBEM Calculations (simplified Building Energy Model) are calculations carried out to any new build, extended or refurbished commercial property over 50m2, reviewing and/or specifying the building fabric, heating, hot water, cooling, ventilation and lighting.

SBEM Calculations review any provide a clear view of the carbon emissions and energy performance of the property as well as ensuring compliance to Building regulations Part L2.

Compliance is displayed through a BRUKL report, the calculations produce a BER & TER for the property,

TER – Target Emission Rate,

BER – Building Emission Rate,

 If the BER is lower than the TER the building complies to Building regulations Part L2, as the target and building emission rates are both calculated and specific to each dwelling, it is always important to have SBEM Calculations completed at a design stage where possible.

If the use of renewable energy sources have been used within the building, such as air/ground source heat pumps, Solar PV, Solar thermal, wind turbines, these can all be accounted for within the SBEM calculations.

On completion of the building, an EPC will be required, this will be provided along side the as-built SBEM

What We Can Offer

  • Dedicated assessor throughout your project,
  • Cost effective solutions to ensure compliance,
  • Fully qualified assessors to complete SBEM calculations for all building types,
  • Commitment to work to client’s deadlines to ensure a smooth delivery of each project.

Why Use Vision Energy?

Vision Energy have worked on thousands of projects across the UK and always ensure that the clients requirements come first, we understand that each development is individual and comes with its own challenges, with this in mind we take the stress out of the additional requirements that have been set on the carbon emissions by taking care of every aspect of the SBEM Calculations for you.

Vision are more than happy to assist you on all aspects from planning to building control sign off, get in touch to talk to one of our technical team to ensure that your project achieves compliance to Building Regulations Part L2


Get The
Latest News

We Are Operating As Normal As We Can!

Posted 5th November 2020

Continue Reading

How to Determine the Criteria for your Energy & Sustainability Statement

Posted 30th October 2020

Continue Reading

Net-Zero Carbon Part 1 – Where to Start – Lighting

Posted 20th October 2020

Continue Reading

How can I pass my SBEM Calculations?

If you are looking to ensure compliance with your SBEM Calculations, a few elements can be designed or implemented to make achieving compliance to Building Regulations Part L much easier,

Thermal Insulation

SBEM Calculations assess the thermal performance of all floor, wall, roof and glazing. designing high performing elements or ensuring your architect is doing the same.

Heating & Cooling efficiencies

Heating & cooling efficiencies are a big part of SBEM Calculations, therefore the selection of type and efficiency of the systems for your development can be crucial for compliance. For example Air source heat pumps can achieve efficiencies of >300% and therefore can make a great impact on your SBEM Calculations & BRUKL Report.

Lighting

Well designed lighting systems is another key element in your SBEM Calculations and one that can be sometimes overlooked. designing your lighting efficiently can assist in ensuring compliance.

 

 

Highlighted Project

SBEMCalculations, Commercial Project

Blackfriars Mixed Use Development