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SAP Course


Who is it for?

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


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Course Content

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

GMC Certificate

Certificate of Participation provided.

On successful completion of this course, participants are eligible to sit the Exam for the:

Galileo Master Certificate (GMC)

The internationally recognised Galileo Master Certificate (GMC) has been achieved by participants worldwide for over 40 years, from organisations such as Coca Cola, Mitsubishi, United Nations UNDP, Siemens, Cambridge University, Oxfam GB, Tesco, the Royal Air Force, Ferrero, Honeywell and many more.

Current Part-Funded Price:

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


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

Limited part-funding available, enquire by completing the form below.

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

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