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Changes to the Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP)

Objectives of the consultation

On 1 October, the Government published a consultation on the Future Homes Standard and proposed changes to the Building Regulations Part L and Part F, including a proposal for introducing an uplift to energy efficiency standards and requirements in 2020. The Government is developing a new version of the Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP) for the energy rating of dwellings and was consulting on a new version of the SAP specification (10.1). BRE also prepared the consultation version of the software to help stakeholders to see how the updated methodology and the proposed regulatory changes will work in practice.

This consultation closed 7 February 2020.

Supporting papers

To download documents, which supported this consultation, follow the links below.

CIBSE response

CIBSE provided comments on the proposed new version of the Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP) as part of its response to the Part L and Future Homes Standard Consultation (question 21, pages 14-15).