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

Jessica Thomas made this Freedom of Information request to New College, Swindon This request has been closed to new correspondence. Contact us if you think it should be reopened.

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Dear New College, Swindon,
This request relates to Environmental Legislation, specifically Air Conditioning Inspection Reporting, which is mandatory for buildings which are air conditioned above a statutory minimum size. Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has recently taken over compliance.

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 the MHCLG 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 No reports are currently lodged or are out of date, you are therefore non-compliant.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,

Jessica Thomas

Dear New College, Swindon,
FOI Response not received – reference request of 23/07/2020
Please respond to our FOI or advise why we have not yet had a response. Legally, Public Authorities must respond within 20 working days.
Responding to our request is important, we are compiling an accurate national database and your contribution would be a positive step
Please be aware that your responses (or lack of) will be forwarded to MHCLG, Government Environment Departments, the Environment Agency and other interested Environmental Groups.

Yours faithfully,

Jessica Thomas

Tracy Scaife, New College, Swindon

Hi Jessica

 

Please see below the information requested.  Apologies for the delay in
responding but we have no record of receiving your original request

 

 

 

Dear New College, Swindon,
This request relates to Environmental Legislation, specifically Air
Conditioning Inspection Reporting, which is mandatory for buildings which
are air conditioned above a statutory minimum size. Ministry of Housing,
Communities and Local Government has recently taken over compliance.

Q. How many buildings do you occupy which have air conditioning. Provide
addresses? Two at the Queens drive address – New College, New College
Drive, Swindon, SN3 1AH

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. Carole Kitching, Principal and Chief Executive is
legally responsible for all health and safety.  The college employs a
trained H and S Officer to advise her. In relation to this inspection
Nathan Hall, Facilities Manager is the responsible person.

Q. All reports are mandatorily lodged on the MHCLG 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? Unfortunately
there was a delay due to the current Covid-19 pandemic and the inspection
took place on 12th August. An earlier date was requested, but was not
available due to the restrictions etc. with the pandemic.

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

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

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

 

Regards

 

Tracy Scaife

Head of Governance

 

 

 

From: Jessica Thomas <[1][FOI #679352 email]>
Sent: 14 September 2020 10:27
To: NCS Info <[2][New College, Swindon request email]>
Subject: Re: Freedom of Information request - Air Conditioning Inspection
Report Environmental Compliance Audit (commonly known as an ACI TM44)

 

Dear New College, Swindon,

FOI Response not received – reference request of 23/07/2020

Please respond to our FOI or advise why we have not yet had a response.
Legally, Public Authorities must respond within 20 working days.

Responding to our request is important, we are compiling an accurate
national database and your contribution would be a positive step

Please be aware that your responses (or lack of) will be forwarded to
MHCLG,  Government Environment Departments, the Environment Agency and
other interested Environmental Groups.

Yours faithfully,

Jessica Thomas

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