We require all schemes, including one or more residential units, and commercial or other developments of 100sqm or more to be in compliance with the energy policies specified in the London Plan (2004).
To demonstrate compliance, we require all applications for such schemes include an energy statement.
An energy statement should be provided for all new build developments that meet the relevant thresholds.To assist when submitting an energy statement a guideline has been produced which details what to include:
We strongly encourage all schemes including one or more residential units, and commercial or other developments of 100sq m or more, to meet a minimum of Code for Sustainable Homes level 3 - aiming for level 4 (for new homes), Ecohomes "excellent" (for conversions) or BREEAM "excellent" (for other types of development).
More information can be found on the BREEAM website.
Tel: 020 8583 5555
London Borough of Hounslow