BER Assessment

Our BER Service

The Attic Man offers our very own in house BER assessments.

Are you looking for a reliable and professional BER assessor in Dublin? Look no further! Our expert team of Building Energy Rating (BER) assessors is here to provide you with top-notch energy assessment services for residential properties throughout Dublin and Meath. With years of construction experience and a deep understanding of energy efficiency regulations, we are dedicated to helping you achieve optimal energy performance for your property.

Why Choose Us?

  1. Expertise: Our assessors are highly trained and certified professionals with extensive knowledge of energy efficiency standards and regulations in Dublin. We stay up to date with the latest industry developments to ensure that we provide accurate and reliable assessments for your property.
  2. Comprehensive Assessments: We offer comprehensive BER assessments that evaluate the energy performance of your property, identifying areas where improvements can be made to enhance energy efficiency and reduce energy consumption. Our detailed reports provide you with valuable insights and recommendations to help you make informed decisions about energy upgrades.
  3. Fast and Efficient Service: We understand that time is of the essence, especially when it comes to property transactions or renovations. Our team is committed to delivering prompt and efficient service without compromising on quality. We strive to complete assessments within a reasonable timeframe, enabling you to meet your deadlines and move forward with your plans.
  4. Personalised Solutions: Every property is unique, and we believe in providing tailored solutions to meet your specific requirements. Whether you are a homeowner, landlord, or property developer, we take the time to understand your needs and provide customised recommendations.
  5. Excellent Customer Care: Your satisfaction is our top priority. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional customer service and maintaining clear communication throughout the assessment process. Our friendly team is always available to answer your queries, address any concerns, and guide you through the entire BER assessment procedure.
  6. Value: We aim to provide excellent value for money while ensuring that you receive a reliable energy performance evaluation.

The Cost of our BER assessments are as follows: 

  • 350 – Up to a 3 bed
  • 400 – Larger dwellings

*Prices may differ depending on the size of your home.

Home improvement assessment and BER assessment

  • 700


A Building Energy Rating (BER) is calculated using standardised methods that take into account various factors related to a building’s energy performance. Here’s an overview of the process:

  1. Energy Consumption Data: The first step in calculating a BER involves gathering information about the energy consumption of the building. This includes data on heating systems, cooling systems, ventilation, hot water systems, lighting, and any renewable energy sources.
  2. Building Characteristics: The next step is to assess the physical characteristics of the building, such as its size, orientation, insulation levels, window types, and air tightness. These factors play a significant role in determining the energy efficiency of the building.
  3. Standard Assessment Procedure: In Ireland, the Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP) is used to calculate a BER. SAP is a computer-based software tool that calculates the energy performance of buildings by considering factors such as heating requirements, cooling requirements, ventilation losses, and renewable energy contributions.
  4. Inputting Data: The data collected in steps 1 and 2 is inputted into the SAP software. This includes details about the building’s construction, insulation levels, heating systems, renewable energy systems, and other relevant information. The software calculates the energy performance of the building based on this data.
  5. Energy Rating Scale: The BER is then assigned on a scale ranging from A to G, with A-rated buildings being the most energy-efficient and G-rated buildings being the least energy-efficient. The rating is determined by comparing the energy performance of the building against a benchmark building of similar size and characteristics.
  6. Recommendations: The BER assessment report provides recommendations for

This can vary depending on the size of your home but usually takes between 1 – 3 hours and has very little disruption to your home.

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