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SAP Course


One Day Course

The Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP) is the UK Government's recommended method for measuring the energy rating of residential dwellings


Individuals and assessors who need to learn how to calculate the energy consumption of dwellings, and how much CO2 is emitted based on specific defined levels of comfort.

This course is suitable for Assessors, Consultants, Architects, Engineers and Building Engineers. Individuals considering a job in the energy saving field.


Edinburgh Napier University


Courses run on a regular basis


Participants are asked to bring their own laptops, so that they can carry out examples and exercises on their own machine.

Participants on this course may also be interested in the Energy Efficiency in Buildings course.


Course Introduction

Uses of SAP Methodology

Legislative Context

Background to SAP Methodology

Demonstration of SAP Software

Calculation Steps:

Section 1: Overall Dwelling Dimensions

Section 2: Ventilation Rate

Section 3: Heat Loss and Heat Loss Parameter

Section 4: Water Heating Energy Requirement

Section 5: Internal Gains

Section 6: Solar Gains

Section 7: Mean Internal Temperature

Section 8: Solar Heating Requirement, Cooling Requirement and Fabric Energy Efficiency (FEE)

Section 9: Energy Requirements

Section 10: Fuel Costs

Section 11: SAP Rating

Section 12: CO2 Emissions Rate

Section 13: Primary Energy

Worked Example

Sensitivity of the SAP Methodology to Varying Specifications



he EEC runs Renewable Energy courses across the UK, in Leeds, Edinburgh, London and Manchester




he EEC runs Renewable Energy courses across the UK, in London and Manchester




The EEC runs Energy Efficiency courses and works with the United Nations (UNEP) and leading universities

Certificate of Participation provided.


Internationally recognised: provided to successful candidates of exam (administrative cost for sitting the exam £45 + VAT)

A 50% funded discount is currently available to participants taking this course.


PRICE (after 50% funded discount):

£216 £90 (£108 inc VAT) Course + Certificate of Participation
(A saving of £108)


£270 £112.50 (£135 inc VAT) Course + Certificate of Participation + Exam for Galileo Master Certificate
(A saving of £135)

Spaces are limited, we therefore recommend reserving your space as soon as possible.


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