Pre-Planning Consultation & Part L Compliance Reports

You are about to embark on the biggest investment you are likely to make in your lifetime.  It is therefore very important that you are fully informed of the difficult and life changing decisions that you are about to make. Building an energy efficient and sustainable home is in everyone’s best interest.

The good news is that being sustainable in how you use energy has immediate benefits:

  • It will save you money on your electricity and heating bills.
  • Your home will be more comfortable.
  • You will also be making a vital contribution to reducing climate change.

What can you do?

New homes can be rated from plans during the design stage and we strongly recommend this approach. Many decisions affecting the energy performance of a house are taken early in the design process for example the orientation of the building, the size, location and number of windows, all of which will have an influence on the rating of your home. There are a number of other very important factors that can influence the energy performance and rating of your building during the construction stage.

How do you do it?

In order to avail of pre planning consultation service you will need to provide a set of draft drawings together with detail as requested in relation to the ventilation, space and water heating, lighting and renewable technologies.

Why should you do this?

Believe it or not, the small actions you take to be more energy efficient in your home can have a very significant impact on improving the environment. The collective efforts of individuals can often be the most powerful of all.