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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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Impending Commercial EPC Law & Legislation Change

EPC The government has confirmed that ALL non-domestic rented buildings will need to meet an EPC Band B by 2030.  The Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations (the ‘PRS Regulations’) initially set a Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES) of EPC Band E for private rented properties, which has applied to all new tenancies…

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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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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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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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EPC – April to June 2019 Commercial EPC Statistics

Non Domestic EPC EPC During April to June 2019, 23,000 EPC were lodged for non-domestic properties, a slight decrease of 4% compared with the corresponding quarter in 2018. Of these, 96% were lodged in England and 4% in Wales. In the year ending June 2019, EPC 92,000 non-domestic EPC were lodged, an increase of 7%…

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Beware of Scammers

We recently undertook a Commercial EPC in Bristol and came across something rare in the quotation process. We entered our price as normal and had a response from the client that a competitor had came in with a far cheaper price. Upon further investigation with the client the competitor had quoted and mentioned they need…

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BEST Compliance to the Rescue.

BEST Compliance have helped a local council by reviewing a sample of their portfolio where Energy Performance Certificates have been undertaken. Most of these buildings have came back as a F or G grade, and in doing so failed the all important MEES. The council had suspicions that these were not graded accurately and got…

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Air pollution in Birmingham, consequences for Kids

School children who grow up in Birmingham could lose around half a year of their lives. Due to illegal levels of air pollution around the city, a new government report has warned. This study has examined levels of nitrogen dioxide & particulate pollution in the city. This calculates that an eight-year-old child could die up…

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