LICENSED TO ACCREDIT IN SCOTLAND

Today ecmk ltd entered a Protocol Agreement with the Scottish Building Standards Agency (SBSA) which enables its accredited Energy Assessors to provide Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) for homes and commercial buildings in Scotland. From January 2009, the Energy Performance of Buildings Regulations require that EPCs are issued on most building types in Scotland when built, sold or let.

Victor Harrison (Managing Director of ecmk ltd) said:

‘Scotland has often led the field in terms of energy efficiency and we have many Scottish customers using our stock management software. These can now all benefit from the ability of our members to deliver Energy Performance Certificates’.

Karen Heaney (Director Service Delivery (Property and Support) for Home in Scotland) added:

‘We have been using ecmk’s Integrator software to manage our housing stock for two years, and the ability now to deliver EPCs will help us meet our legislative commitments and remain at the forefront of good environmental practice.’

Keith Jones (Operations Director of ecmk ltd) confirmed that training courses for Energy Assessors intending to work in Scotland will be available before January 2009.

Anyone interested in attending courses or in joining ecmk’s Accreditation Scheme should contact ecmk on 08456 123999 or email info@ecmk.co.uk

ABOUT ecmk ltd

ecmk ltd provides services for Energy Assessors under the Energy Performance of Buildings Regulations in all regions of the UK, including:
• training of Energy Assessors for domestic, non-domestic and public buildings,
• accreditation of Energy Assessors for all types of building and air conditioning systems and
• development of software systems for Energy Assessors.

ecmk ltd is approved by the Awarding Body for the Built Environment (ABBE) to deliver its nationally recognised qualifications for Energy Assessors. This includes full technical and professional training and assessment.

ecmk ltd is one of only four companies to be approved by the Department of Communities and Local Government (CLG) to operate Accreditation Schemes for Energy Assessors of all buildings and air-conditioning systems addressed by the Energy Performance of Buildings Regulations. Accreditation Schemes provide a licence to operate and technical support for Energy Assessors and are responsible for maintaining the quality standards of their assessments.

ecmk ltd has developed software systems for Domestic Energy Assessors, approved by government for the production of EPCs for existing dwellings. ecmk ltd has also developed software systems for stock condition management and planned maintenance for social landlords, including the ability to produce EPCs directly from a stock condition database.

ecmk ltd has been involved in the assessment of the energy performance of buildings for 18 years.

Contact details:
Gerry Cronin, ecmk ltd, Talon House, Presley Way, Crownhill, Milton Keynes, MK8 0ES
08456 123 999
marketing@ecmk.co.uk

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