Energy performance certificate (EPC) recommendation report

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Crow Lane News 151 Crow Lane Henbury BRISTOL BS10 7DR
3 January 2024

Energy rating and EPC

This property’s current energy rating is C.

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
Replace 38mm diameter (T12) fluorescent tubes on failure with 26mm (T8) tubes. Low
Replace tungsten GLS lamps with CFLs: Payback period dependent on hours of use. Low
Consider replacing T8 lamps with retrofit T5 conversion kit. Low
Introduce HF (high frequency) ballasts for fluorescent tubes: Reduced number of fittings required. Low
In some spaces, the solar gain limit in criterion 3 of ADL2A 2010 is exceeded, which might cause overheating. Consider solar control measures such as the application of reflective coating or shading devices to windows. Medium
Changes that pay for themselves in more than 7 years
Recommendation Potential impact
Add time control to heating system. Low
Consider replacing heating boiler plant with high efficiency type. Medium
Add optimum start/stop to the heating system. Low
Consider installing building mounted wind turbine(s). Low
The default heat generator efficiency is chosen. It is recommended that the heat generator system be investigated to gain an understanding of its efficiency and possible improvements. Medium

Property and report details

Report issued on
4 January 2014
Total useful floor area
85 square metres
Building environment
Heating and Natural Ventilation
Calculation tool
G-ISBEM Ltd, G-ISBEM Standard, v17.0, SBEM, v4.1.e.5

Assessor’s details

Assessor’s name
Roy Barnett
01484 686039
Employer’s name
Part L Surveys Ltd
Employer’s address
86 Far Lane, Hepworth, Holmfirth. HD9 1TL
Assessor ID
Assessor’s declaration
The assessor is not related to the owner of the property.
Accreditation scheme
Elmhurst Energy Systems Ltd

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