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B&F Updates

Read the latest news about Briggs and Forrester.

2nd December 2019

Briggs & Forrester Group has been selected as a finalist in the MEP Specialist of the Year, Project of the Year by a Specialist Contractor, Apprentice of the Year and Training Excellence categories of the 2020 Construction News Specialists Awards, the only national awards that recognises the best specialist contractors from across the UK.

To decide the winners, all finalists will attend face-to-face judging by our panel of more than 60 judges, made up from the UK’s largest construction firms and the leaders of the country’s major projects, including:

25th October 2019

Following our double success at the recent SME News’ Energy & Power Awards 2019, LEC have been featured in the Q4 edition of the SME Energy & Power Awards magazine.

In October we were awarded the ‘Best Energy and Sustainability Consultancy firm 2019’ award and also the ‘Award for Distinction in Heritage Energy Consulting 2019'.

We are on a mission to make energy and carbon reduction simple and effective.

Read our feature here

22nd October 2019

On the 7th of November, we will be holding a free workshop at our Warrirngton office.

The theme of this event is Part L 2019 and it’s interaction with SAP10. We will be providing an update for individuals that work within the residential construction market and will be covering topics on how this will affect the overall building strategy and final outcomes.

Key areas the workshop will touch on include- overheating, thermal bridging, thermal mass and M&E solutions for the future.

10th October 2019

We are delighted to announce that Low Energy Consultancy were doubly successful at the recent SME News’ Energy & Power Awards 2019.

Low Energy Consultancy received the ‘Best Energy and Sustainability Consultancy firm 2019’ award and also the ‘Award for Distinction in Heritage Energy Consulting 2019.

19th July 2019

An overview

The design of any building whether it be commercial, residential or educational, is a complex task; the risk of overheating is a prime factor and must be considered early on in the design stage. There are many elements that can influence overheating risk such as glazing thermal properties, the thermal mass of the building, the availability of opening windows and building air tightness.

29th May 2019

Did you know, Low Energy Consultancy are accredited Continuing Professional Development (CPD) providers?

This means we can offer presentations on BREEAM, ESOS and overheating to further professional development. A CPD combines different ways of learning, such as training workshops, conferences and ideas sharing. It is a commitment to the continuous maintenance, improvement and broadening of knowledge and skills.

A CPD can be a range of different activities which includes supporting or mentoring others, on-the-job learning, conferences and seminars.

10th May 2019

LEC are delighted to announce that we are now an approved provider on Telford & Wrekin Council's DPS (Dynamic Purchasing System) agreement for professional Consultancy Services for Lot-SAP/SBEM/Energy Consultants.

This approval is a great achievement for the company as it means we will now be considered for energy and sustainability consultancy services for Telford & Wrekin Council in the future as an approved consultant.

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16th April 2019

We are delighted to announce that LEC has received a place on PROSPERS DPS ( Dynamic Purchasing System) Agreement for Design & Consultancy under the category ' Energy Assessments' within the public sector. This agreement will be in place for 10 years from April 2019 which means, that we have been pre-qualified by PROSPER as compliant with all aspects of health & safety, quality and financial status.

15th April 2019

What is the difference between ESOS & SECR?

About ESOS (Energy Savings Opportunities Scheme)

ESOS is a mandatory energy assessment scheme for organisations in the UK that meet qualification criteria, the scheme is administered by the Environment Agency. 

Organisations that qualify must complete assessment every 4 years, the assessments are audits of the energy used by the building, industrial processes and transport to identify cost effective energy saving measures.

12th April 2019

About SECR

SECR has now replaced the previous CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme and it will affect nearly 12,000 UK businesses ranging from high street stores to large manufacturers.

Starting from when?

Starting from 1st April 2019, businesses that fall within threshold will need to report annually on energy use and carbon emissions alongside the Director’s report filed with Companies House.

Who needs to comply?

There are four types of companies that fall within threshold: