TM44 Air Conditioning Assessment

Paul Evans made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service

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Dear County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service,

This request follows UK legal and mandatory legislation, specifically TM44 Air Conditioning Assessments certification. Your Air Conditioning Assessments Certificates should be readily available at all times and be lodged on the government Landmark database. Failure to have appropriate Certificates will be subject to fines of £300 per building, each week.

Q. It is a legal requirement that you hold valid TM44 Air Conditioning Assessments if any building has a total of more than 12kw of air conditioning present. Certificates are valid from 5 years of the issue date. Have you undertaken your TM44 Air Conditioning Assessments?
Q. Who is the responsible person for ensuring that your buildings are surveyed and assessed, please provide the name, address, email address and telephone number of the responsible person.
Q. If your TM44 Air Conditioning Assessments Certificates are in place, what is their expiry date?
Q. What was the order value of the works placed with the Company which undertook the work?
Q. How many Certificates were produced?
Q. Was the Assessor independent as required under the Regulations?
Q. Name the Assessor organisation.

Yours faithfully,

Paul Evans

Brigade HQ, County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service

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Darlene Tait
Receptionist
Co Durham and Darlington FRS

Email: [email address]
Tel. 0845 3058383

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Angela Bankhead, County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service

Dear Paul

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

I acknowledge your request for information received on 25 July 2016.

Your request is being considered and you will receive the information requested within the statutory timescale of 20 working days as defined by the Freedom of Information Act 2000, subject to the information not being exempt or containing a reference to a third party.

For your information, the act defines a number of exemptions which may prevent release of the information you have requested. There will be an assessment and if any of the exemption categories apply then the information will not be released. You will be informed if this is the case, including your rights of appeal.

If you have any queries or concerns then please contact me on my details below.

Yours sincerely
Angela

Angela Bankhead
Governance Officer
Tel: 0191 3755554
abankhead @ddfire.gov.uk

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Karen Pallister, County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service

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Dear Paul

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

Your request for information has now been considered and I am pleased to provide you with the details below:

Q. It is a legal requirement that you hold valid TM44 Air Conditioning Assessments if any building has a total of more than 12kw of air conditioning present. Certificates are valid from 5 years of the issue date. Have you undertaken your TM44 Air Conditioning Assessments?
A. Headquarters site - yes

Q. Who is the responsible person for ensuring that your buildings are surveyed and assessed, please provide the name, address, email address and telephone number of the responsible person.
A. Andy Bruce, Estates Manager, Co Durham & Darlington Fire & Rescue Service, Belmont Business Park, Belmont, Durham DH1 1TW, [email address], 0191 3755589

Q. If your TM44 Air Conditioning Assessments Certificates are in place, what is their expiry date?
A. Headquarters site - 26/9/18

Q. What was the order value of the works placed with the Company which undertook the work?
A. This information is classed as Commercial in Confidence by our FM provider.

Q. How many Certificates were produced?
A. 1

Q. Was the Assessor independent as required under the Regulations?
A. Yes

Q. Name the Assessor organisation.
A. Facilities Services Group

Please note we have three further premises which have more than 12kw of air conditioning present; one of which is our Crook fire station which was only commissioned in 2013 therefore a TM44 will not be required until 2018. The other two fire stations which are Spennymoor and Bishop Auckland are PFI buildings and are managed by a separate facilities management company who hold such records (not ourselves).

I hope this information will be helpful to you. If you are unhappy with the way your request for information has been handled, you can request a review by contacting the Freedom of Information Officer at the address below.

If you remain dissatisfied with the handling of your request or complaint, you have the right of appeal to the Information Commissioner at: The Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF, Telephone: 01625 545745 or 08456 306060 Website: www.ico.gov.uk.

Yours sincerely

Karen Pallister
Governance Manager
Tel: 0191 3755581
[mobile number]
Email: [email address]
www.ddfire.gov.uk

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