Carbonology Webinar

Mel Blackmore and David Algar provide their take on ISO 14064 and PAS 2060 - Carbonology in CIBSE Certifications first webinar of 2022.  

SOR Level 2 Clause 1.5.6

SOR Level Clause 1.5.6 states that “Accreditation Schemes will inform their members that data they collect under the EPBR is for the purpose of producing Energy Certificates and for no other purpose."  

Phoenix Companies

The issue of phoenix companies has been raised during stakeholder engagement sessions undertaken by the Department.  

Transfer of ISO 14001 Certification

Following the accreditation of ISO 14001 in July this year, Andrew Geens has repeated the webinar on transferring ISO 14001 Certification.  

Data preparation for input into EPC software

This webinar recording focuses on the software offering from Arcsite  

Hydrogen CHP Webinar

This webinar recording focuses on the development 2G Energy has done over eight years running CHPs with 100% hydrogen.  

SECR: Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting

This webinar will give you all the information you or your clients need to become SECR compliant including what you need to calculate, what you need to report and how to report it.  

Why did IO Controls place Quality at the heart of their strategy?

We kick off our 2021 programme with a very interesting case study from one of our early ISO 9001 Customers.  

MHCLG announce Future Buildings Standard Consultation event: Existing Buildings.

The Government has now responded to the Future Homes Standard / Part L consultation and also released the Future Buildings Standard Consultation.  

Laser Energy invite applications for approved supplier list

LASER Energy are a trading arm of Kent County Council and specialise in putting in place compliant routes-to-market for public sector bodies to access energy related goods, works and services.  

New Guidance for Section 63 Advisors

The Building Standards Division have issued guidance for situations where an EPC is being produced for a building that already has an Action Plan.  

MHCLG update on Energy Certificate production guidance

MHCLG have issued current guidance for assessors producing energy certificates.  

Transferring ISO 14001 Certification

CIBSE Certification hosted a webinar explaining the principles and practicalities of transferring certification from one UKAS accredited Certification Body to another in the context of their current accreditation application.  

MHCLG announce new energy certificate register and release EPC consultation response and associated action plan.

Following a successful transfer of the register from Landmark on 20th September, MHCLG have provided some detail on the benefits of the change.  

The new MHCLG Register goes live on 20th September 2020

The recording and slides from our webinar designed to inform energy assessors about the detail of the new process can be found below. This is essential information for anyone that lodges energy certificates.  

Whole Life Costing for Sustainable Building

This webinar was presented by Mariana Trusson, Associate Director with Hurley Palmer Flatt and Chaired by Andrew Geens, Head of CIBSE Certification.  

The ‘new’ normalisation of energy data

Normalisation – “modification of data to account for changes to enable comparison of energy performance under equivalent conditions” ISO 50001:2018.  

MHCLG will no longer be supporting the DCLG Air Con Report software

We have been notified that as part of the new register MHCLG will no longer be supporting the DCLG Air Con Report software.  

A progressive approach to TM54 Design Stage Operation Energy Assessment

CIBSE Certification hosted a webinar on 28 July about the opportunities to improve the accuracy of energy prediction. It was presented by a team for IES.  

The current business environment & the challenge of Net Zero Carbon by 2050

An overview of the challenge faced by businesses arising from the government’s target of Net Zero Carbon by 2050.   

Compliance vs Performance modelling - Repurposing a certification model for better design stage performance estimates

Transforming a certification model for better energy use estimates at design stage as per TM54 guidelines  

Using ESOS to develop a Net Zero strategy during lockdown and recovery

In this webinar recording you will discover how you can use your recent ESOS outcomes and put Net Zero at the centre during your COVID-19 recovery strategy.  

Routes to CIBSE Certification Registration

This webinar will take you through the application process for individuals who wish to join one of the CIBSE Certification online registers.  

CIBSE Certification CHP webinar

This webinar, hosted on Monday 18 May 2020, will quickly explain the CHP technology before developing useful worked examples from a real building case study to illustrate how you can calculate both the financial benefits and the carbon benefits of operating a CHP system.  

MHCLG issue updated COVID 19 advice on site attendance 19 May 20

MHCLG have now issued further guidance which specifically includes reference to energy assessments in non-domestic buildings.  

COVID 19 advice on site attendance

There is a lot of coverage in the media about businesses returning to work and you may be seeking guidance on how you should respond to this.  

Environment Agency issue advice for ESOS Lead Assessors during Covid 19 restrictions

The Environment Agency have asked us to bring their advice on completing ESOS reports during the Covid 19 restrictions to your attention.  

CIBSE Certification Surgery webinar 6th April 2020

CIBSE Certification Surgery webinar 6th April 2020.  

Latest advice from MHCLG on EPC production

MHCLG have updated their guidance on EPC production which now includes reference to non-domestic EPCs.  

CIBSE Certification Surgery Webinar

The CIBSE Certification Team will be hosting a webinar in order to take questions from registrants during this current lockdown situation.  

New advice covering the production of domestic EPCs

The Government has issued advice for people moving house - view advice online  

PEPA Statement

Our trade body the Property Energy Professionals Association (PEPA) has posted a statement on their website today (18/3/2020) concerning the COVID-19 situation.   

SECR Webinar: Who, Where, What and When

On 17 March 2020 Professor Andrew Geens, Head of CIBSE Certification hosted a webinar presented by Sebastian Gray, Director at 2EA®.

Covid-19 Update

I don’t think that it is an exaggeration to say that we are facing a truly unprecedented situation. The global coronavirus pandemic is affecting all of our families, our businesses, our communities, and our way of life. During this time, I wanted to let you how we’re approaching the situation at CIBSE Certification.  

PEPA Conference 2020

Last year we received a lot of feedback that the conference was too focussed on the domestic EPC agenda when future developments were being discussed. This year there will be a specific strand dealing with Non-Domestic issues. This will include an update on the new SOR audit regime as well as items on DECs and MEES.  

Are UK businesses ready for ESOS?

Andrew Geens was interviewed by Mel Blackmore from Blackmores on the delivery of ESOS Phase 2 reports.

New ESOS Guidance published by the Environment Agency

The Environment Agency has issued version 6 of its Guidance on the ESOS Regulations. This is of interest to ESOS Lead Assessors and may also be useful for  companies that qualify for ESOS reporting.

ESOS Phase 1 Statistics

With Phase 2 of ESOS in full swing it is interesting to see the figures from Phase 1 with CIBSE Certification topping the tables in terms of number of Assessors on the register as well as number of reports notified.  

PEPA announce 2019 Conference – Shaping the Future for EPCS and DECs

Following the success of the 2018 PEPA Conference, and feedback from the delegates that it should become an annual event, we are pleased to invite you to the 2019 PEPA Conference.  

New EPC Software versions

CIBSE Certification has been informed of an important update in the EPC software that will affect lodgements after the 9th of October 2018. 

New EPC and DEC Conventions in 2018

Following the issue of new EPC Conventions earlier this year MHCLG have now issued new DEC Conventions.

Transferring ISO 9001 webinar

CIBSE Certification have broadcast a webinar explaining the principles and practicalities of transferring certification from one UKAS accredited Certification Body to another.

ISO9001 Accreditation Boost for CIBSE Certification

CIBSE Certification has been accredited to certify Quality Management Systems (QMS) against 9001 by UKAS.

Webinar: ESOS & ISO 50001 go head-to-head

ESOS & ISO 50001 go head-to-head Which option is best for you?

ISO 50006 webinar

CIBSE Certification broadcast their first webinar, are you measuring your energy performance correctly?, on 6th December 2017.

DCLG publish new EPC Guidance

DCLG have published new guidance for non-domestic EPCs dated December 2017

ESOS Phase 2

ESOS Phase 2 given a boost with the publication of the latest Environment Agency Newsletter  

Building Standards Division in Scotland Announces Consultation

The Building Standards Division in Scotland have announced a consultation on funding of The Scottish Energy Performance Certificate Register    

New Guidance for Non – Domestic Landlords on Energy Efficiency

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has issued Guidance for Non – Domestic Landlords on The Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015  

Good news on Section 63 in early re-assurance from the Building Standards Division in Scotland

CIBSE Certification have had the following re-assuring email from the Building Standards Division of the Scottish Government 

Notice of government’s intention to publish more data related to Energy Performance Certificates

Notice of government’s intention to publish more data related to Energy Performance Certificates  

Scheme Operating Requirements (SORs) for EPBD Scheme

DCLG announce consultation on new Scheme Operating Requirements (SORs) for EPBD Scheme

2016 CIBSE Certification Scotland Update

What's new in 2016 from CIBSE Certification

ISO 50001 accreditation boost for CIBSE Certification

The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) has officially granted CIBSE Certification accreditation to certify Energy Management Systems against ISO 50001.