TM44 Air Conditioning Assessment

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Dear Aberdeen Business School Limited,

This request follows UK legal and mandatory legislation, 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 your 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. How many Certificates were produced?
Q. Was the Assessor independent as required under the Regulations?
Q. Name the Assessor organisation.

Yours faithfully,

Paul Evans

Ian Croft (sms), Aberdeen Business School Limited

Dear Applicant
This is to acknowledge receipt of your recent request for information from the University under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, it is being dealt with and you will hear from us shortly.

Please note that all subsequent correspondence with the University should be emailed to [Aberdeen Business School Limited request email] as this mailbox is monitored in my absence.

Kind regards

Ian Croft
Policy Officer
The Robert Gordon University
Garthdee House
Garthdee Road
Aberdeen AB10 7QB

tel: 01224 262076
e-mail: [email address]

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Ian Croft (sms), Aberdeen Business School Limited

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Dear Applicant
 
(11/08) FOI Request 180716-3 Air con ABS
Please find in Blue below the University's response to your recent request
for information under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.
 
Information Requested:
 
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 your TM44 Air Conditioning Assessments?
Quotes for the Air Conditioning Assessments for Aberdeen Business School
are currently being processed.
Two companies have quoted for the works and a decision is imminent.
 
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.
 
Bill Henderson, Maintenance Contracts/Energy Manager
Estates & Property Services
Central Services Building
RGU
Garthdee Road
Aberdeen
AB10 7FY
Email:   [1][email address]
Tel:       01224 263319
 
Q. If your TM44 Air Conditioning Assessments Certificates are in place,
what is their expiry date? 
This is currently out to tender and is therefore information not known
therefore I am required to give notice of this under s.17 of the Act
(information not held).
 
Q. What was the order value of the works placed with the Company which
undertook the work?
Withheld - The University generally considers the divulgence of its
Contracts, and the level of detail requested relating to individual
contracts, to be Commercially sensitive under s.33 (1) of the Act
 
Q. How many Certificates were produced? 
This is currently out to tender and is therefore information not known
therefore I am required to give notice of this under s.17 of the Act
(information not held).
 
Q. Was the Assessor independent as required under the Regulations?
Both quotes are from independent assessors
 
Q. Name the Assessor organisation.
This is currently out to tender and is therefore information not known
therefore I am required to give notice of this under s.17 of the Act
(information not held).
 
 
University’s response authorised by Director of Estates
 
 
I trust that this provides the information you require, however, if you
are dissatisfied with the University’s handling of your request for
information under the Act, you have 40 days from the date of our response
to request a formal review of our decision.  However, you are encouraged
to contact me in the first instance, to determine if I can resolve your
concerns informally as this may lead to a quicker resolution of your
complaint than a formal appeal. 
 
If you remain dissatisfied after contacting me, you may ask for an
Internal review of the University’s handling of your request. All
complaints regarding requests for information will be handled in
accordance with this procedure, and should be put in writing and sent to
the address below.
 
The request should:
 
(a) detail your request for a review of our decision to be undertaken;
 
(b) describe the nature of your original request; and
 
(c) explain the reasons why you are dissatisfied with our response. 
 
Email [2][Aberdeen Business School Limited request email].
 
If you remain dissatisfied with how your request for information has been
dealt with, you also have the right to apply to the Scottish Information
Commissioner for a decision as to whether we have handled your request
properly. 
 
Information relating to your right to seek review is available from the
Scottish Information Commissioner's web page at:
 
[3]http://www.itspublicknowledge.info/faqs.... or by contacting the
Scottish Information Commissioner's Office at the following address:
 
 
Scottish Information Commissioner, 
Kinburn Castle, 
Doubledykes Road, St Andrews, 
Fife KY16 9DS 
 
Telephone: 01334 464610 
Fax: 01334 464611 
E-mail: [4][email address]
Website: [5]www.itspublicknowledge.info
 
This concludes the University’s response to your enquiry.
 
Yours sincerely
 
Ian Croft
Policy Officer
The Robert Gordon University
Garthdee House
Garthdee Road
Aberdeen  AB10 7QB
 
tel: 01224 262076
e-mail: [6][email address]
 
 
 
 

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