Air Conditioning Inspection Report Environmental Compliance Audit (commonly known as an ACI TM44)

Scott Davies made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Cornwall College

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Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear Cornwall College,
This request relates to UK Environmental Legislation, specifically Air Conditioning Inspection Reporting, which is mandatory for UK buildings which are air conditioned above a statutory minimum size.

Q. How many buildings do you occupy which have air conditioning. Provide addresses?
Q. Who is the responsible person for ensuring that your buildings are legally compliant on this mandatory environmental matter? Provide the name, position, address, email address and direct telephone number of the responsible person.
Q. All reports are mandatorily lodged on a Government database. No reports are currently lodged or are out of date, you are therefore non-compliant. Has your Governing Body been made aware of this breach?
Q. Provide the name and email address of the ultimate person who has made the decision to ignore this Environmental Legislation.
Q. Provide the name and email address of the Board Principal/Director of the College.
Q. If you use a Facilities Management Company to manage compliance, who are they?

Yours faithfully,

Scott Davies

FOI, Cornwall College

Dear Scott

Thank you for your email of 19 February requesting the following information.

‘Q. How many buildings do you occupy which have air conditioning. Provide addresses?
Q. Who is the responsible person for ensuring that your buildings are legally compliant on this mandatory environmental matter? Provide the name, position, address, email address and direct telephone number of the responsible person.
Q. All reports are mandatorily lodged on a Government database. No reports are currently lodged or are out of date, you are therefore non-compliant. Has your Governing Body been made aware of this breach?
Q. Provide the name and email address of the ultimate person who has made the decision to ignore this Environmental Legislation.
Q. Provide the name and email address of the Board Principal/Director of the College.
Q. If you use a Facilities Management Company to manage compliance, who are they?’

Your request is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and will be answered within twenty working days excluding bank holidays.

If you have any queries about this request, do not hesitate to contact me.

Kind regards

Polly Pairman-Phillips
Freedom of Information Administrator,
On behalf of The Cornwall College Group
[Cornwall College request email]
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FOI, Cornwall College

Dear Scott

 

Please see below our responses to your FOI request in green.

 

Q. How many buildings do you occupy which have air conditioning. Provide
addresses? 

The College has two buildings with cooling systems in excess of 12kW.
These are:

John Keay House, Tregonissey Road, St Austell, PL25 4DJ (IT server room)
Trelawney Building, Cornwall College Camborne, Trevenson Road, Pool,
Redruth TR15 3RD (IT server room)

Q. Who is the responsible person for ensuring that your buildings are
legally compliant on this mandatory environmental matter? Provide the
name, position, address, email address and direct telephone number of the
responsible person.

Malcolm Palin, Head of Estates, Cornwall College, John Keay House,
Tregonissey Road, St Austell PL25 4DJ  01726 226791
[email address]

Q. All reports are mandatorily lodged on a Government database. No reports
are currently lodged or are out of date, you are therefore non-compliant.
Has your Governing Body been made aware of this breach?

Work is in progress to bring the inspections up to date. Servicing of the
equipment is undertaken by a qualified contractor and their advice is
being sought.

Q. Provide the name and email address of the ultimate person who has made
the decision to ignore this Environmental Legislation.

It has not been ignored, work is in progress to bring the inspections up
to date. Servicing of the equipment is undertaken by a qualified
contractor and their advice is being sought.

Q. Provide the name and email address of the Board Principal/Director of
the College.

This information is publicly available and therefore not supplied.

Q. If you use a Facilities Management Company to manage compliance, who
are they? 

We do not use an FM company

 

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the
right to ask for an internal review. Internal review requests should be
submitted within two months of the date of receipt of the response to your
original request and should be addressed to:

 

FOI – Internal Review, Cornwall College Head Office, Tregonissey Road, St
Austell PL25 4DJ

 

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have
the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a
decision. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: Information
Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9
5AF.

 

If you have any queries about this request, please do not hesitate to
contact us.

Regards

 

Polly Pairman-Phillips

FOI Administrator

Cornwall College Group

email:[Cornwall College request email]

 

 

Cornwall College is committed to protecting personal data in line with the
General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679, Data Protection Act
2018, and is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office. If you
would like to know more about how we manage and process personal data
please read our Privacy Policy, available to view on our website. This
email and any attached files are confidential. Every care has been taken
to ensure that this email has been sent to the intended recipient but If
you believe you are not the intended recipient please notify the sender as
soon as possible and delete the email and any attachments without
forwarding further – thank you. If you wish to be removed from these
mailings please advise us by responding to this email.