Code for Sustainable Homes

What is the Code for Sustainable Homes?

The Code for Sustainable Homes is an environmental assessment method for rating and certifying the performance of new homes. It is a national standard for use in the design and construction of new homes with a view to encouraging continuous improvement in sustainable home building.

The Code for Sustainable Homes covers nine categories of sustainable design. Each category includes a number of environmental issues and each issue is a source of environmental impact which can be assessed against a performance target and awarded one or more credits.

The code uses a rating system from Level 1 to 6, Level 6 being the highest level of Sustainability and translates to a Zero Carbon Home. The results of the Code Assessment are recorded on a certificate which is assigned to the dwelling. The assessment contains two stages; a Design Stage Assessment leading to an Interim Certificate and a Post Construction Assessment leading to a Final Certificate.

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Our Code for Sustainable Homes Assessment process:

  • Review your Plans and Specification and make recommendations
  • Prepare Pre Assessment Report and agree credits
  • Send out Design Stage Evidence Pack & submit Design Stage Report
  • Visit site and submit Post Construction Report
  • Supply Certificates to meet your deadlines.

Our Code for Sustainable Homes Assessment process:

  • We have performed code assessments on over 1000 dwellings to date – with a 100% success rate
  • We have over 20 years combined experience carrying out Code assessments
  • We have developed a unique evidence generating piece of software in house, that makes assessments easier and quicker for clients
  • Our head code assessor previously worked for a code accreditation body, so we know exactly what is required to achieve code certificates.

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We will reduce your build costs by adopting the ‘Fabric First’ philosophy to remove the need for expensive renewable technologies. We carry out a complimentary specification review on every single project to see where we can reduce your costs.

All our compliance services come with a 100% pass guarantee. We will never charge you for assessments that don’t pass. We will always provide free guidance to achieve a pass in the cheapest way possible.

We operate a common sense approach to building compliance. Our team comes from a background in volume house building, Architecture and Engineering. We understand all the time, cost and hassle constraints involved in construction.

We can provide a 24 hour turnaround on services when required. Also, we will produce your new build EPCs on the same day as receiving the air test result. 

“C80 Solutions have been my go to company for Code Assessments for many years now. I would recommend C80 Solutions to anyone without hesitation”


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