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Dear Winsford Town Council,

This request follows legal and mandatory legislation under the European Performance of Buildings Directive and 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 拢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 a 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. Provide a breakdown of the price per building if available.
Q. How many Certificates were produced?
Q. Was the Assessor independent as required under the Regulations?
Q. Name the Assessor organisation.
Q. Do you have ISO 14001 Accreditation

Yours faithfully,

Paul Evans

awarburton@winsford.gov.uk, Winsford Town Council

Good afternoon

Your request has been forwarded to Cheshire West and Chester Council's Monitoring Officer for attention given that Winsford Town Council are tenants of a building owned and managed by that authority.

Regards

Alan Warburton
Town Clerk/Finance Officer
Winsford Town Council
Wyvern House, The Drumber
Winsford
CW7 1AH

Tel: 01606 593582
fax: 01606 288775
email: [email address]
web: www.winsford.gov.uk

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Dear Mr Evans

Thank you for your request for information about Air Conditioning Assessments, which was sent to Winsford Town Council. Winsford Town Council do not own the building that they use, so therefore passed on your request to Cheshire West and Chester Council, who do., We received your request to day.

We are dealing with your request under the Environmental Information Regulations 2004.

As required by the legislation, we aim to answer your request within 20 working days from the date we received it. If for any reason we are unable to meet this deadline we will keep you fully informed of the reasons for this.

If you have any queries about this letter please contact FOI West at the above email address.

Yours sincerely

Janet Scanlan
Assistant Solutions Officer
Cheshire West and Chester Council
Tel: 01244 973231

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Dear Mr Evans

Thank you for your request for information of 7 November and received 14
November 2014 which has been logged as 2507590 and has been dealt with
under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.聽 We confirm that Cheshire West
and Chester Council hold information relating to your request.聽

For the purpose of clarity聽your request has been reproduced 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 a TM44 Air Conditioning Assessments?

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.

Barry Smalley, Maintenance Manager

Tel: 01244 976284
E-mail: [1][email address]
Location:1st Floor, HQ, 58 Nicholas Street
Chester, CH1 2NP

Q. If your TM44 Air Conditioning Assessments Certificates are in place,
what is their expiry date?聽

May 2019

Q. What was the order value of the works placed with the Company which
undertook the work?

拢11,918.76

Q. Provide a breakdown of the price per building if available.

See attached spreadsheet

Q. How many Certificates were produced?

26

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

Yes

Q. Name the Assessor organisation.

ACI Ltd, working for Norland Managed Services who are Cheshire West and
Chester鈥檚 Term Maintenance Provider

Q. Do you have ISO 14001 Accreditation

Yes

We trust this answers your enquiry.

The Council considers that your request has been answered in full by
either confirming that information is not held, providing you with the
information requested, or explaining why any information has been withheld
and the reasons for any redaction.聽 聽 Where applicable, the Council has
also told you the reasons for the delay in responding to your request.

If you are unhappy with the way your request for information has been
handled you can request a review by writing to the Solutions Team within

40 working days from the date of the Council鈥檚 response.聽 You are entitled
to a review by the Council if:

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 You are dissatisfied with the Council鈥檚 explanation of why the
application was not dealt with within the 20 working day time limit.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 All the information requested is not being disclosed and you
have not received an explanation why some information is not being
disclosed.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 A reason for the disclosures under the request being refused is
not received.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 You consider that exemptions have been wrongly applied, and/or

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 You consider that a fee has been wrongly applied.

Please set out your grounds for seeking a review together with what
specific part of your request those grounds apply to and the outcome you
are seeking.聽 The Council reserves the right to ask you for clarification
of the grounds for your review request if the grounds are not clear, and
to delay commencing the review if such grounds are not provided.

The Solutions Team can be contacted by email via:聽 [2][email address] or
at the following address:

Solutions Team

Cheshire West and Chester Council

HQ

58 Nicholas Street

Chester

CH1 2NP

The Solutions Team will acknowledge a request for an internal review
within 5 working days and complete the review as soon as possible and no
later than 40 working days from receipt of the request.

More information about the Council鈥檚 internal review process can be found
via:
[3]http://www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk...

If you remain dissatisfied following the outcome of your review, you have
a right of appeal to the Information Commissioner at:

The Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire SK9 5AF

Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45

Website: [4]www.ico.gov.uk

There is no charge for making an appeal.

Yours sincerely

Ruth Winson

Solutions Team

Cheshire West and Chester Council

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