Paul Evans made this Freedom of Information request to Joint Services Command and Staff College

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Dear Joint Services Command and Staff College,

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 £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.

Yours faithfully,

Paul Evans




Dear Mr Evans


Thank you for your email of requesting information about the Air
conditioning assessments.


The Freedom of Information Act 2000 provides public access to information
held by public authorities; however, the Act only covers recorded
information that is already held (e.g. printed documents, computer files,
emails, letters, photographs, sound or video recordings). Under the Act,
we are not required to create new information or find the answer to a


Your request for information is not a request for recorded information
and, as such, we will treat it outside of the Freedom of Information Act
as a general business enquiry. We will respond to your questions, where
possible, within 20 working days.


Please respond to this email as acknowledgement that you are happy for us
to answer your questions in this manner.



Yours sincerely,


DIO Secretariat



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Dear Mr Evans,
                        I have attached an offical response to this email
relating to your FOI concerning the air conditiong asessesment.
Yours sincerely,
                         Secretariat Parliamentary team  Higher Executive
 Officer C2

Defence Infrastructure Organisation | Kingston Road | Sutton Coldfield |
B75 7RL |

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