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Dear Orkney 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,

Ryan Evans

foi, UHI Orkney

Dear Sir

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 – Request for Information

Thank you for your information request dated 7 January 2015 and received on 7 January 2015. Our reference is FOI 2015-019. This is being dealt with under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

We are considering your request. We may be in touch soon to ask for further clarification or to offer advice and assistance if we are not able to fulfil your request in its present form.

The legislation allows us up to 20 working days from the date that we receive a valid request, including any clarification we need to make a final response. We will be in touch within 20 working days of receipt of your initial request to provide our response or to seek clarification where necessary. We hope to give you the information you are looking for at an earlier date if possible.

Kind regards

Katy Russell-Duff
Administrative Officer
Administration Support Team
Corporate Services
Orkney Islands Council, Council Offices, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY
Telephone 01856 873535 Extension 2210

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foi, UHI Orkney

Dear Sir

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 – Request for Information

I refer to your email dated 7 January 2015 and received on 7 January 2015, our reference is FOI 2015-019.

I am pleased to give the information you requested and hope that it meets your requirements.

Orkney Islands Council does not have any air conditioning systems aver 12kW in any of their buildings. However, at the moment the Council does not have a process in place for verifying this, but it is now being investigated.

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? Answer - No
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.
Answer - Alistair Morton, [email address] 01856 873535
Q. If your TM44 Air Conditioning Assessments Certificates are in place, what is their expiry date? Answer - n/a
Q. What was the order value of the works placed with the Company which undertook the work? Answer - n/a
Q. Provide a breakdown of the price per building if available. Answer - n/a
Q. How many Certificates were produced? Answer - none
Q. Was the Assessor independent as required under the Regulations? Answer - n/a
Q. Name the Assessor organisation. Answer - n/a

You have the right to request a review of the decision if you are not satisfied with the way we have handled your request. Please write to: Executive Director Corporate Services, Council Offices, School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY or email to [UHI Orkney request email] to make this request. The law gives you up to 60 working days from when we received your enquiry or 40 working days from when you receive this correspondence, whichever is the later date.

Where the outcome of the review fails to resolve the matter to your complete satisfaction you have the right to apply to the Scottish Information Commissioner for a decision, within six months of the date of the decision to a request for a review, or within six months from when we should have responded to your request for a review, whichever is the later date.

Kind regards

George Vickers
Information Governance Officer
Corporate Services
Orkney Islands Council, Council Offices, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY
Telephone: 01856 873535 Extension: 2162
www.orkney.gov.uk

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