Energy assessment surveys are carried out by certain companies with experts qualified and licensed to make sure that your building gets a certain certificate representing its energy performance and thus this compels the building owners and also the other building users, to make sure that everybody plays a role in making the building energy efficient. Here is how you can get benefit from such a company;
Make them survey your whole building or buildings if applicable:
Energy assessment companies such as Green Zone Surveys can do the whole survey of your office building, and you can make use of their expert Project Managers and contractors to examine your energy systems, and keep asking questions from them to make the best use of their services and so that you can get certain ratings your building should have in terms of energy consumption.
See the guidelines they follow:
A great guideline for carrying out building energy assessments is TM44 by which you can have an idea about the credentials of the company, since this document serves as the basis of carrying out energy assessments by companies. It is good to read this document yourself so that you know how to make use of your resources to make your building energy efficient and Green with minimum carbon footprint. If a company has carried out a number of surveys with this guideline, than you can make sure that they are qualified enough for the job.
Take detailed certificates or documents fromthem:
The documents an energy assessment company can issue you contain the detailed information about the energy consumption figures, what measures can be adopted to conserve the energy, how can you generate your own energy and how to attain a certain certification as set by the government that classifies your building as energy efficient or green. Thus make use of these documents and create a better building with great building services.
Reduce the costs in powering your building:
Commercial buildings such as large high rise office buildings have the most energy consumption and it can be extremely complex to reduce energy consumption in these buildings and thus reduce the costs involved such as air conditioning units, heating systems etc. Thus you can seek advice from these companies relevant to your building type that can help you in conserving the energy of your building in addition to saving costs in powering your building or making it comfortable.