BEIS consultation on proposals to amend the Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP)

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BEIS consultation on proposals to amend the Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP)

Post by ALEO Admin » Thu Nov 17, 2016 11:32 am

On 16 November 2016, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy published a consultation on proposals to amend the Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP).

It is proposed to make changes in respect of the following technologies or parts of fabric of the house:
Amendment 1 – Carbon Dioxide Emission Factors
Amendment 2 – SAP Heating Regime
Amendment 3 – Distribution Loss Factors for Heat Networks
Amendment 4 – Lighting calculation
Amendment 5 – Thermal bridging
Amendment 6 – Areas next to unheated spaces
Amendment 7 – U-values to walls in existing dwellings
Amendment 8 – Hot water methodology
Amendment 9 – Summer temperatures assessment
Amendment 10 – Mechanical Ventilation systems
Amendment 11 – Chimneys
Amendment 12 – Storage heating – secondary fraction
Amendment 13 – Solid fuel heating efficiencies
Amendment 14 – Solar PV - overshading
Amendment 15 – Solar PV - diverters
Amendment 16 – Product Characteristics Database – boilers
Amendment 17 – Heat pump default values
Amendment 18 – Technology costs
Amendment 19 – Heating Controls

The deadline to respond is 31 January 2017.

To download the full consultation document, visit:
https://www.gov.uk/government/consultat ... cedure-sap

In addition to the consultation document, draft specifications for the new versions of SAP are available on the BRE website with cSAP available through the ISAP site.

Technical working papers with the evidence base supporting the consultation document are via BRE.

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Re: BEIS consultation on proposals to amend the Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP)

Post by ALEO Admin » Mon Nov 20, 2017 2:57 pm

On 17 November 2017, BEIS published the outcome of this consultation.

To download the outcome document, visit:
https://www.gov.uk/government/consultat ... cedure-sap

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