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7th April 2016
North West Cambridge Primary School, LEC, building regulations

Recently featured in CIBSE Journal, this education project was delivered by Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services for Willmot Dixon. Low Energy Consultancy were engaged to help complete the building regulations compliance, working with the architect's ventilation and renewable strategies. Our assessors utilised IES dynamic software to deliver the overall Part L compliance and final Energy Performance Certificate.

29th March 2016
Energy hierachy EPC Plus LEC

It’s estimated that approximately 20% of non-domestic properties are in the F and G energy rating bracket ie the lowest grade. From April 2018 it will become impossible to market these properties following the recent changes announced to the Energy Performance Certificate ratings.

24th March 2016
Mike Stanton interview Back in the black at Briggs and Forrester

Independent M&E contractor Briggs & Forrester Group is on track to achieve its three-year target of building a £250m turnover business. The firm returned a pre-tax profit of £3.6m in the year to 31 October 2015, bouncing back from a £2.7m loss after clearing legacy contracts the year before.

Chairman Mike Stanton said the business was on track to deliver turnover of £195m this year after achieving revenue up 8% to £164m last year.

24th March 2016
BREEAM and Code assessors with Low Energy Consultancy

Are you a developer, planner or architect – with a scheme facing planning submission now or in the near future?

Talk to LEC’s BREEAM and Code assessors. Their experience across a wide range of developments and sectors will provide the additional energy and sustainability knowledge you need to make the submission process that much easier.

22nd March 2016

There was a fun atmosphere in the offices on Friday 18th March when everyone 'dressed down', or up in some cases, to raise funds for Sport Relief. Our current total stands at nearly £300 - well done everyone for supporting this worthy cause - and having some fun too! The photo shows our MEP Team at the Cartwright Gardens project sporting deeley boppers!

18th March 2016
Closure of CRC, increase in Climate Change Levy

In the Budget on 16 March 2016, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced that the government has decided to close the CRC scheme following the 2018-19 compliance year. With the aim of creating a more streamlined and simplified business energy landscape, it will be replaced with an increase in the Climate Change Levy (CCL), from April 2019.

15th March 2016
Briggs and Forrester sponsor at Northants Cricket

We’re excited to announce that the Briggs and Forrester Group will continue its sponsorship of the Family Stand at the Northants County Cricket ground. We’re looking forward to the new season starting on April 10th.

More details about this season’s fixtures can be found here http://www.northantscricket.com/

Good luck everyone for the coming season!

14th March 2016
CIBSE East Midlands Student of the Year Dawood Seedat, supported by Briggs & Forrester

Congratulations to Junior Mechanical Engineer Dawood Seedat who has been awarded the East Midlands Student of the Year 2015 by CIBSE. We spoke to Dawood recently following the presentation of the award:

26th February 2016
EPC Energy Performance certificate 2018 standards

The government is driving forward new regulations, setting a minimum level of energy efficiency compliance for buildings / units through Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) ratings.

The attached document details the changes due to come into force in 2018, and how LEC can help you achieve compliance.

24th February 2016
Energy at the heart of your business with ISO 50001

The ESOS deadline may have passed, but many clients are now are looking at the benefits of implementing ISO 50001.

ISO 50001 is not a piece of software or an outline; it’s a structure which goes right to the heart of the way that your business uses energy. It’s designed to implement, establish and maintain a continuous standard of energy reduction. As an internationally-recognised standard, UK companies with a global reach can implement the same standard at their offices all over the world.