Longford Energy Rating

By: Longford Energy  05/12/2011
Keywords: renewable energy, energy efficiency, Air Tightness


Services we provided:

  • Building Energy Ratings
  • Building Energy Rating (BER) certification
  • Building Air Tightness Tests
  • Thermal Imaging Surveys
  • Energy Audit Reports
  • Energy Specification Improvement Reports 
  • Planning permission reports for Building Control authorities
  • Renewable energy systems consultancy
  • Energy efficiency design consultancy
  • Grant information and applications
  • Greener Home scheme applications
  • Advisory Report
  • Provisional Building Energy Rating (BER) assessments

LER Energy can help you save Energy AND Money
Remember these decisions are for life!

Our professional home inspectors and energy auditors use cutting-edge infrared technology to perform energy auditing of homes and buildings to improve energy efficiency, helping you to save on energy costs and also helps you to make your home more comfortable. The small actions you take to be more energy efficient in your home can have a very significant impact on improving the environment by contribution to reducing climate change.
Why not contact us before it is built or at design stage where we can assist you and your architect or builder to construct a dwelling that is energy efficient and suits your requirements. We can help you future proof your house. Our building energy rating assessors are able to externally or internally survey a building and identify problem areas such as:

  • Insufficient, missing, damaged or improperly installed insulation in walls and roofs
  • Heat loss through un-insulated pipe work
  • Air leakage
  • Damp roofing insulation and leakages
  • Moisture or mould growth
  • Defects in radiators and underfloor heating
  • Detecting paths of air leakage,
  • Determining adequacy/inadequacy of insulation
  • Inspecting under floor heating, domestic and commercial
  • Inspecting meter boxes for over-heating
  • Specification Improvement Reports
  • Discuss your particular needs and requirements
  • Calculate a provisional BER for your home off plans
  • Show you any improvements that can be made to the building fabric
  • Outline your insulation options
  • Investigate any renewable energy requirements
  • Provide detailed costing for any improvements
  • Assist in obtaining grant funding
  • Advise on Air tightness and carry out pressure test
  • Carry out site visits
Pre-Build Rating ImprovementsOur team can work with architects and builders and any trade professionals at the design stage of your project to provide you with the best possible advice to achieve the highest energy rating for the lowest investment.We provide expert energy advice on
  • Insulation of Walls, Floors and Roof
  • Design advice from project conception to completion
  • Thermal Insulation of the Building Fabric
  • Ventilation Heat Loss & Systems
  • Greener Homes Scheme & grant applications
  • Glazing & Doors
  • Ventilation & Insulation
  •  Building form ; fabric and orientation
  • Space and Water Heating
  • Heating Control Methods
  • Lighting & Internal gains
  • Passive solar features
  • Building materials
  • Boilers
  • Hot Water systems
  • Electricity management  & Usage
  • Renewable Energy Options
  • Advice on Renovations
For further information and a quotation please Potential Areas for ImprovementPotential areas for consideration when seeking to improve the energy efficiency of buildings and thereby reducing CO2 emissions are:
  • Increased fabric insulation
  • Reduced thermal bridging
  • Improved air-tightness
  • Controlled ventilation
  • Efficient heating and hot water systems
  • Responsive heating and lighting controls
  • Energy efficient lighting
  • Energy efficient electrical appliances

Keywords: Air Tightness, energy efficiency, renewable energy

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