Whitecode

Accreditations

  • BRE helps government, industry and business to meet the challenges of our built environment.

  • BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method), first published by the Building Research Establishment (BRE) in 1990, is the worlds longest established method of assessing, rating, and certifying the sustainability of buildings.

  • Whitecode Design Associates are a CHAS accredited company which is essential for any building service provider carrying out health and safety assessments.

  • CIBSE is the standard setter and authority on building services engineering. It publishes Guidance and Codes which are internationally recognised as authoritative, and sets the criteria for best practice in the profession.

  • Code for Sustainable Homes is an environmental assessment method for rating and certifying the performance of new homes in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. First introduced in 2006, it is a national standard for use in the design and construction of new homes with a view to encouraging continuous improvement in sustainable home building. In 2015 the Government in England has withdrawn it consolidating some standards into Building Regulations.

  • Whitecode has obtained the CSCS Platinum Award Certificate for demonstrating on sites that the company is committed to improving competence in construction. Whitecode is committed to developing a competent workforce able to meet the requirements of our customers, our employees and the construction industry.

  • Cyber Essentials aims to help organisations implement basic levels of protection against cyber attack, demonstrating to their customers that they take cyber security seriously.

  • Whitecode are accredited to provide SAPs and EPCs for all residential buildings using Elmhurst’s government approved On Construction Domestic Energy Assessor (OCDEA) Accreditation Scheme.

  • The Home Quality Mark (HQM) is a national standard for new homes, which uses a simple 5-star rating to provide impartial information from independent experts on a new home’s design, construction quality and running costs.

  • IGEM is a Chartered professional membership body, licensed by the Engineering Council, for gas industry professionals operating in the UK and overseas.

  • Whether working on a new build or renovation project, IESVE for Engineers allows you to choose from a variety of applications and mix and match to suit your needs. You can use the suite to test different design options, identify best passive solutions, compare low-carbon technologies, and draw conclusions on energy use, CO2 emissions, occupant comfort, light levels, airflow, Part L, BREEAM, LEED, EPC ratings, and much more.

  • ISO 14001 is the International Standard for Environmental Management Systems (EMS). It was designed by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) to help businesses and other organisations to reduce their environmental impact.

  • ISO 45001 is the new international standard for occupational health and safety management replacing the OHSAS 18001 standard. The standard reduces workplace risks to improve employee safety.

  • ISO 9001 is a certified quality management system (QMS) for organisations who want to prove their ability to consistently provide products and services that meet the needs of their customers and other relevant stakeholders.

  • Whitecode are members of the CIBSE Low Carbon Consultants Register and are professionals competent to minimise energy use and carbon emissions from buildings both in design, operation and simulation. They are able to go beyond the current legal minima in improving the energy performance of both new and existing buildings.

  • (SAP) is the UK Government’s recommended method system for measuring the energy rating of residential dwellings.

  • SBEM is a software tool developed by BRE that provides an analysis of a building’s energy consumption. SBEM is used for non domestic buildings in support of the National Calculation Methodology (NCM), the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) and the Green Deal.

  • Stroma Certification is the foremost certification body for energy assessors in the UK. Stroma Certification’s DCLG authorised OCDEA Certification Scheme allows certified energy assessors to produce Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP) calculations and Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) to measure the energy performance of new dwellings.

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