Energy Statements for Planning Applications
When you apply for planning permission, your local authority may ask you for an Energy Statement. This is a report that details how your build will meet the energy efficiency requirements set by your local authority.
RS Energy can provide you with an Energy Statement based on your plans, as well as providing guidance and advice on how to meet your local authority’s targets.
To Produce Your Energy Statement We Will Need:
To complete your Energy Statement for a planning application, we will need the following information:
- To complete your Energy Statement for a planning application, we will need the following information:
- Scaled floor plans, elevations, sections, and site plans
- Specification of heating systemsProposed build-ups
From here we’ll put together your Energy Statement within 5-10 working days (depending on the size of the project). We’ll also offer guidance and advice on meeting your local authority’s energy targets.
Working With RS Energy
At RS Energy, we always go the extra mile. We will not charge extra for revisions and will advise you on best practices for gaining compliance, providing the necessary guidance and advice to ensure that your project advances smoothly throughout.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is an Energy Statement?
An Energy Statement, or Energy Strategy Report, is a detailed report that shows your local authority that your building plans meet their requirements for energy efficiency. This covers reducing energy, CO2 emissions, and energy costs.
Most local authorities will require an energy reduction beyond current building regulations. The targets set can vary between local authorities and can depend on the size of the project.
Why Do I Need an Energy Statement?
When you apply for planning permission, your local authority may ask you to submit an Energy Statement. Not only does this ensure that new builds in the area are compliant with local energy regulations, but are also compliant with national regulations; Building Regulation 25a (Part L: 2013).
What Should an Energy Statement Include?
Your Energy Statement needs to show how your build will meet your local authority’s energy requirements. To do this, it should include:
- Baseline annual CO2 emissions and energy costs
- Energy efficiency of the building fabric
- Heating, ventilation, and lighting factors
- Information of any renewable energy technologies used
Request a quote
Complete our quote form today. By working with RS Energy you’ll enjoy the following benefits.
We’ll make sure that you meet regulatory requirements, ensuring compliance, and that you’re not left stranded
We go that extra mile for all of our clients