As a leading independent consultancy operating throughout the UK we offer a comprehensive suite of services to a variety of sectors across the construction industry with clients ranging from architects and developers through to registered social landlords and local authorities.

Planning Consultancy

We are a leading independent energy and sustainability consultancy highly experienced in supporting the delivery of low-carbon, energy efficient developments across a variety of sectors of the construction industry.

Energy Statements

A sustainable development requires a robust energy strategy from the outset. We work closely with design teams to develop a project specific strategy to meet our client's energy and carbon emission targets, sustainability aspirations (BREEAM credits) and associated...

Energy Design Analysis

We work closely with design teams from the early stages to ensure cost effective specifications are developed from the outset with energy efficiency in mind, avoiding the unwanted expense of falling short of the Building Regulations.

Thermal Bridging Analysis

As accredited thermal modellers, we can produce bespoke PSI-value calculations to achieve an accurate, highly efficient, and cost-effective fabric performance for new-build developments.  

Building Regulation Compliance

As accredited Energy Assessors and Low Carbon Consultants, we are fully qualified to offer building certification on both residential and commercial developments. From planning to practical completion working with us will ensure that your project complies with the relevant energy...

Approved Certifier of Design (Energy)

As Approved Certifiers of Design we are fully qualified to certify the energy design of buildings in Scotland.

Energy Performance Certificates

As experienced energy assessors we are fully accredited to produce Energy Performance Certificate’s (EPC’s) for new-build dwellings and commercial buildings throughout the UK.

Sustainability Assessments

From the outset Carbon Futures work collaboratively with design teams to develop a sustainable low carbon strategy to meet or even exceed the standards set by local authorities.

Fabric First Solutions

We can assist design teams to develop fabric first solutions through material selection advice, thermal bridging analysis, U-value performance review and SAP & SBEM assessments to ensure the fabric design is fully optimised from the outset.

Thermal Comfort

A sustainable building promotes the health and wellbeing of its occupants by providing a comfortable internal environment. By working closely with design teams we can undertake an assessment to predict the indoor temperatures and recommend measures to prevent...

Daylight Analysis

The provision of sufficient natural daylight is known to boost the health and wellbeing as well as performance of individuals in buildings. We can undertake dynamic simulations to predict daylight levels to ensure client targets and aspirations can be achieved from the...

LZCGT Studies

Low and zero carbon generating technologies (LZCGT) are increasingly required to meet CO2 related legislation, and if designed correctly, they may also offer considerable financial savings. We can carry out feasibility studies to establish the optimum solution for...

Heating and Cooling Loads

By working closely with design teams we can evaluate proposed new-build designs or existing buildings to calculate the heating and/or cooling loads to assist in delivering the optimum services solution.

IES Model Auditing

Building performance modelling software can influences the design of almost every construction project. Our team of experts are suitably qualified and experienced to audit complex IES models giving our clients confidence in their results.

Independent Assessor

We are qualified to perform the role of Independent Assessor to verify compliance with Section 7 (Sustainability) of the Scottish Building Regulations (Domestic).