Climate Change Agenda following COP26

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Rebecca Harrison (Account suspended)

Dear Buxton and Leek College,

As part of the Climate Change Agenda following COP26 we are compiling a list of Organisations who do not comply with current legal requirements under The Energy Performance of Buildings Regulations (England and Wales).

You have been noted [potentially defamatory material removed], specifically in respect of buildings containing air conditioning. Part 4 Inspection of Air Conditioning Inspections of the EPB refers.

Questions;

1. Were you aware of the Regulation?
2. Provide a time-scale in which you intend to comply? We will check for your compliance certificate on the open government database:
Find energy certificates and reports by postcode – Find an energy certificate – GOV.UK (communities.gov.uk).
3. If you do not intend to comply, why not?
4. Who is the Responsible Person at your Organisation?
5. Do you have a Sustainability Plan or Carbon Reduction Programme?

Yours faithfully,

Rebecca Harrison

UOD - FOI, Buxton and Leek College

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Freedom of Information Act 2000 request FOI/2602

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Dear Rebecca,
   
Freedom of Information Act 2000 request FOI/2602
 
Thank you for your recent request for information. 

 

Your request and our responses:  

 

As part of the Climate Change Agenda following COP26 we are compiling a
list of Organisations who do not comply with current legal requirements
under The Energy Performance of Buildings Regulations (England and Wales).

 

You have been noted [potentially defamatory material removed], specifically in respect of buildings
containing air conditioning. Part 4 Inspection of Air Conditioning
Inspections of the EPB refers.

 

 1.      Were you aware of the Regulation?

Yes

 

2.      Provide a time-scale in which you intend to comply? We will check
for your compliance certificate on the open government database:  Find
energy certificates and reports by postcode – Find an energy certificate –
GOV.UK (communities.gov.uk).

We are not aware that we are an offender our certificates are documented,
supplied and displayed at our buildings, this is checked as part of our
ISO14001 accreditation process.  

 

I can confirm that the University retained accreditation at the audit
undertaken in November 2021. The University can also confirm that it has
received no penalties or prosecutions.

 

3.      If you do not intend to comply, why not?

Please see answers above

 

4.      Who is the Responsible Person at your Organisation?

The Director of Estates, although their team manage the day to day aspects

 

5.      Do you have a Sustainability Plan or Carbon Reduction Programme?

Yes

 

 

 

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