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Dear Somerset College of Arts and Technology,

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

Liz Hurst,

Dear Mr Evans

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Liz Hurst
Vice Principal Finance & Resources
Somerset College
Wellington Road
Taunton
Somerset
TA1 5AX
Tel:  01823 366440
Fax:  01823 366346
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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? 
These are programmed for this month.

 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. 
Mrs Gael Burns, Facilities Manager, Somerset College of Arts and
Technology, Wellington Road, Taunton, Somerset TA1 5AX,
[email address] 01823 366494

Q. If your TM44 Air Conditioning Assessments Certificates are in place,
what is their expiry date?
 March 2020

Q. What was the order value of the works placed with the Company which
undertook the work? 
Approx. £3,000

Q. Provide a breakdown of the price per building if available.  A Block
£745, CD Block £745, G Block £325, J Block £495, R Block £245, TC Block
£845

Q. How many Certificates were produced? TBC

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

Q. Name the Assessor organisation.  Austin Energy Services

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