arbnco Section 63 CPD seminar and workshop

Date:  February 22nd 2018
Time: 9:30 AM to 12 PM
Location: Construction Scotland innovation Centre, Unit 3B, 3 Watt Place, Hamilton G72 0AG
Price: Free 2 hour CPD

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In Scotland, Section 63 of the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009, the Assessment of Energy Performance of Non-Domestic Buildings (Scotland) Regulations, came into effect on 1st September 2016 and now requires energy efficiency action plans to be produced and implemented for regulated properties.

Event outline:

9.00-9.30 Coffee and refreshments

09.30 Opening remarks/Introduction

09.40 Climate Change Scotland Act 2009 (Andrew Maw)

The Assessment of Energy Performance of Non-domestic Buildings (Scotland) Regulations 2016 – Section 63

  1. Buildings/Assets affected by Section 63 Regulations
    • Analysis of Scottish Building Stock
  2. Actions Required under the Regulations
  3. 7 Prescriptive measures
  4. Alternative improvement measures
  5. Challenges
    • Access
    • Centralised plant
  6. Display Energy Certificate or Operation Route
  7. Methodology
  8. Section 63 Action Plan
  9. Non-compliance penalties

10:30 Andrew Maw MRICS, NDEA, OCDEA

Discussion topics

  1. Potential expansion of Section 63
  1. Impact of accompanying legislation
  • Companies Act 2006 – mandatory climate change emission reporting
  • Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard Regulations 2016
  • ESOS


11.30 arbnco Section 63 Platform

  1. Aims
  2. Scope
  3. Demonstration


Andrew Maw – arbnco

Business Development Manager 

Andrew is a Chartered Surveyor, Level 4 NDEA and OCDEA. Since qualifying in 1992 as a Chartered Surveyor, he has gained a broad range of experience across a variety of real estate market sectors including: domestic and non-domestic energy assessments for EPC’s and Building Regulations Part L compliance; BREEAM assessments and consultation; dwelling condition surveys; valuations on domestic & commercial real estate; rent reviews and lease renewals, domestic and commercial property marketing and sales negotiation and portfolio management.

Stephen Preece – arbnco

Business Development Director

Stephen has an Oxford degree in engineering and twenty years’ experience in the construction sector. Stephen is a management professional with board level experience in Operations, Sales, and Consulting. Passionate about sustainability and energy efficiency, he has long been committed to continuous improvement and transformational leadership; articulate and analytical

Mark O’Neill – DM Hall LLP

Head of Energy Services 

Mark is a Chartered Surveyor, with over 20 years’ experience as a property valuer. In 2009 qualified as a Level 4 Non-Domestic Energy Assessor. An accredited Section 63 Advisor and DEC assessor, Mark is Department Head of DM Hall’s Energy service. Having developed the service from its infancy he has acquired extensive knowledge and experience in this area. In addition to undertaking regular energy assessment instructions, Mark provides expert advice and guidance to DM Hall’s wide corporate and private client base on energy matters. Mark is an RICS Registered Valuer and continues to undertake commercial valuations for DM Hall’s clients. Wearing both his valuer’s and energy assessor’s hats, Mark is perhaps uniquely placed to comment on the impact energy efficiency assessments might have on commercial property in Scotland.



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