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15
June

When Do I Need a Fire Evacuation Plan?

As an employer or landlord, you have a legal responsibility to ensure that the building you own/occupy or rent out has adequate fire safety equipment and procedures to keep all safe in the event of an emergency. It is a legal requirement to have a fire evacuation plan and procedure in place if the property…

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10
July

What is an EPC?

Where Do EPCs Come from and when Did they get Introduced? Energy Performance Certificate were introduced 1St August 2007 along side the ill prepared Home information Packs (HIPS). EPCs continued to be a required piece of legislation when HIPS were dropped from legislation in May 2010. They are a direct result of European Union Directive 2002/91/EC relating…

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15
July

What are Land Registry Plans?

Land Registry Plans come under 2 Sections Land Registry Title Plan Land Registry Lease Plan. What does Land Registry compliant mean?  Since 2002, it has become the law for lease plans to be compliant with guidelines set out by the Land Registry, largely for consistency purposes. To be compliant with the Land Registry guidelines, a…

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3
July

United Kingdom have committed to being Zero Carbon by 2050, How will this affect us?

The United Kingdom have become the first major economy in the world to pass legislative law to end our contribution to global warming by 2050. The United Kingdom has already reduced emissions by 42% compared from the 1990 levels. The new goal will be to bring all greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050,…

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1
April

The Dreaded G Grade Problem on a Retail Property.

BEST Compliance were introduced to a Landlord in trouble via an acquaintance on a network event. The landlord had been given the dreaded G grade, this meant he could not legally rent out the property until improvements had been made. The landlord straight away called an electrician who gave his advice, whilst being sound advice…

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19
April

The Answer May Be Right Above You!

BEST Compliance have been asked to carry out a commercial EPC on a Laundrette in the Peak District. The Laundry had been open for 12 years and I learnt whilst on site that the business had moved because of a rent review. The Laundry had been struggling a little in recent times and the landlord…

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25
March

Land Registry Lease Plans??

BEST Compliance have a proven history of producing Land Registry Lease plans. Now do you know there are two types? Sadly, most people don’t, so were looking to help. Unfortunately, both plans are located in the LEASE, hence the confusion, however they do very different things. Land Registry Title Plan, this plan dictates the land…

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21
June

HVAC Systems Review

Heating Early man would build a fire in the centre of his combustible hut or damp cave. Even when coal came into regular use the efficiency of each open fire place meant that most of the heating went up the chimney, (it would have been warmer to sit on the roof), with added danger of…

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7
July

Green Tax is Incoming

The following post is written in a hypothetical scenario however led by an educated and experienced prediction on what is to come in relation to energy efficiency of our buildings, that being Domestic or Commercial. Last week Theresa May announced what we reported that the UK has taken legislative steps to becoming the first major…

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16
May

Fire Evacuation Plans

BEST Compliance undertook Fire Evacuation plans on a Care home. We quickly came to realise via the site visit that an escape route for residents with partial mobility was unusable and using our experience we came to a solution for the client at no extra charge. Our experience had picked up this problem early doors…

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