Energy performance certificate (EPC) recommendation report

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Telecom House 125-135 Preston Road BRIGHTON BN1 6AF
4 July 2029

Energy rating and EPC

This property’s current energy rating is D.

For more information on the property’s energy performance, see the EPC for this property.


Make these changes to improve the property’s energy efficiency.

Recommended improvements are grouped by the estimated time it would take for the change to pay for itself. The assessor may also make additional recommendations.

Each recommendation is marked as low, medium or high. This shows the potential impact of the change on reducing the property’s carbon emissions.

Changes that pay for themselves within 3 years
Recommendation Potential impact
Consider replacing T8 lamps with retrofit T5 conversion kit. High
Changes that pay for themselves in more than 7 years
Recommendation Potential impact
Consider installing solar water heating. Low
Consider installing PV. Low
Carry out a pressure test, identify and treat identified air leakage. Enter result in EPC calculation. Medium
Some glazing is poorly insulated. Replace/improve glazing and/or frames. Medium
Roof is poorly insulated. Install or improve insulation of roof. Medium
Additional recommendations
Recommendation Potential impact
Consider replacing heating boiler plant with high efficiency type. Medium
Obtain a lighting design for all zones with data on lux levels and W/m2 throughout the building High
Consider replacing all light fittings with LED bulbs High

Property and report details

Report issued on
5 July 2019
Total useful floor area
17852 square metres
Building environment
Mixed-mode with Mechanical Ventilation
Calculation tool
DesignBuilder Software Ltd, DesignBuilder SBEM, v6.1.0, SBEM, v5.6.a.1

Assessor’s details

Assessor’s name
George Hudson
07817 420 685
Employer’s name
Chestnut CS
Employer’s address
14 Fullers Field Swan Lane Westerfield Ipswich IP6 9AX
Assessor ID
Assessor’s declaration
The assessor is not related to the owner of the property.
Accreditation scheme
Stroma Certification Ltd

Other reports for this property

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Report number
Valid until
3 January 2029