what are SAP Calculations?

Standard Assessment Procedure Calculations (SAP Calc) are used to assess the energy performance of dwellings. They are a government-approved method and help deliver many of their energy and environmental policy objectives. Whilst SAP calculations are typically required for new build projects, they may also be required for extensions and conversions.

Home builders and developers must obtain a ‘PASS’ on their SAP calculations in order to comply with current UK regulations. If the calculation doesn’t meet this standard, Building Control will not be able to approve the development. SAP calculations can be used in the design stage of new dwellings because they can help to shape and improve the energy efficiency of a property. This can help to reduce energy costs and carbon emissions in the long run.

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It’s important to arrange your SAP calculation as soon as possible. This is so you can ensure your development project meets current building regulations, without making any costly alterations.

At Contact Solar, we are an MCS-accredited solar PV installer that can provide cost-effective solar PV systems. We’ll provide you with all the necessary documentation for peace of mind. You can rest assured that Contact Solar will work around you to ensure a smooth process, meaning you can meet the strict time restraints a building development project can have.

If you would like to arrange a SAP calculation for your development project, or you have any question about SAP calculations, be sure to get in touch with us today.

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