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published: 19/12/2022

19th December 2022: Release of iSBEM_v6.1.e for Wales' 2022 NCM and 2022 Part L

Release of iSBEM_v6.1.e

iSBEM_v6.1.e includes the following key modifications (please refer to the iSBEM User Guide and Approved Documents for details):

  • Implementation of Wales' 2022 NCM, 2022 Notional building, and compliance targets for 2022 Part L V2 in Wales, effective 29th March 2023.
  • Implementation of revised approach to treatment of electricity generated by renewables in Scotland's 2022 NCM for calculations of EPC Scotland.

iSBEM_v6.1.e also includes the following minor modifications:

  • Tick box to check compliance with Building Regulations Section 6 alongside generation of EPC Scotland is no longer available for Scotland's calculations.
  • Tick box to indicate availability of mains gas supply on site is no longer needed for Wales' calculations.
  • Correction of a minor bug in application of transpired solar collectors emissivity.