The Certificate Lab
The Certificate Lab offers complete convenience to landlords and solicitors who need quick certificates to sale or lease any domestic or commercial building. We are able to offer the full suite of certificates to clients in Glasgow, Edinburgh, and across Central Scotland. EPCs, Legionella Risk, PAT Testing, EICR, Fire Risk Assessment, Gas Safety, and more.
Section 63 Compliance Glasgow, Edinburgh, Central Scotland. It is also a legal requirement for the building owner to improve the energy performance of these buildings, and reduce the greenhouse gas emissions from them.
These regulations apply to all commercial or industrial buildings for sale and lease that are over 1000m2. The regulation is in addition to Energy Performance Certificates. A Section 63 Action Plan must be ready to present to prospective buyers or tenants and provided to the new owner or tenant. Failure to provide an action Plan or to undertake improvements can result in costly fines (up to £1000 per failure) and may delay the sale or rent of a building. One the plus side, the changes implemented to improve the building can result in savings of thousands per year. Fire Risk Assessment Glasgow, Edinburgh, Central Scotland. Our mission is to keep our valued clients compliant with fire safety laws, with a focus on customer service and the delivering the highest standard of commercial fire risk assessment.
As employers (or building owners or occupiers) you're known as the ‘responsible person' and you must carry out a fire safety risk assessment and keep it up to date. As the 'responsible person' you must: Commercial Gas Safety Glasgow, Edinburgh, Central Scotland. Our staff are Gas-Safe Registered and are regularly trained, ensuring their skills and knowledge are always completely up to date.
An engineer will attend your commercial property on the agreed day to visually inspect all gas appliances and pipes, and will then carry out functionality, pressure and operation tests. This ensures that every single aspect of your gas system is safe and legal. Asbestos Survey Glasgow, Edinburgh, Central Scotland. The purpose is to locate the extent and presence of any ACMs (asbestos-containing materials) in a commercial building, which may pose a health risk to those residing or visiting.
We work to very strict guidelines and the highest professional standards, with all surveys carriend out by professionals with the necessary skills, experience and qualifications. Asbestos Refurbishment/Demolition Survey Before any refurbishment or demolition work is carried out this type of survey is required. Commercial EPC Glasgow, Edinburgh, Central Scotland. All business premises offered for sale or rental/lease must have an EPC registered prior to, or within 7 days of being offered to the market.
There are some exemptions, which MAY include: Temporary buildingsBuildings which are due to be demolishedPlaces of worshipBuildings with a low energy demand e.g. barns. warehouses or engineering plantsLease renewals or extensions, lease surrenders, and compulsory purchase orders Please contact us confirm specific details on this. Gas Safety Glasgow, Edinburgh, Central Scotland. As a landlord you’re legally required to make sure the gas appliances, fittings and chimneys or flues in your rental property are safe for your tenants.
All rental properties that have any kind of gas appliance (such as a gas boiler, hob, oven, or fireplace) require a Gas Safety Certificate. Every year a qualified engineer must safety inspect all your gas equipment, and then write the report certificate. A Gas-Safe registered engineer will carry out a visual check on all your gas appliances and pipework to make sure they're in good condition, and also test the pipework to make sure there are no gas leaks.
Why choose us? EICR Glasgow, Edinburgh, Central Scotland. Formerly known as a 'Periodic Inspection and Test', the purpose of this is to identify any deficiencies against the national safety standard for electrical installations.
An electrical inspection like this is suitable for landlords, agencies, home-buyers or even homeowners who simply want peace of mind. It is advisable that the electrical installation of all properties is tested and inspected at regular intervals and at least once every 5 years. For a House of Multiple Occupancy (HMO), it has been a statutory requirement for over five years. The building management must ensure that "every fixed electrical installation is inspected and tested at intervals not exceeding five years by a person qualified to undertake such inspection and testing". Our aim is to make a your life easier including the way you book your inspections and we'll ensure you never miss a deadline.
PAT Test Glasgow, Edinburgh, Central Scotland. PAT Testing is considered as a basic requirement for property rentals and insurance companies to confirm that the property is 100% safe and does not contain any fault.
It involves testing electrical appliances and equipment to ensure they are in working order and safe to use. Our excellent PAT testing service will ensure your household is safe from harm. If your property contains appliances that have been in use for a long time, or you suspect that they might not be working properly, it might be safest to call a professional to carry out a test. We put safety first when testing electrical appliances, and we will always advise on what to do about any devices and appliances that are found to be unsafe. Legionella Risk Glasgow, Edinburgh, Central Scotland. A Legionella risk assessment of all cold and hot water systems is a legal requirement in the UK to help manage the risk of Legionnaires' disease.
All landlords or agents who rent out property must carry out this assessment before people move in to ensure they are safe from legionella bacteria. This needs to be renewed every 2 years. Our team of assessors can perform both standard and client specific Legionella risk assessments to suit your needs. A qualified risk assessor will carry out a thorough site visit to build the assessment report which will identify any risks and remedial actions needed to meet the latest standards and legal requirements. Why choose us? Domestic EPC Glasgow, Edinburgh, Central Scotland. EU legislation requires all domestic properties in the UK to have an EPC in place before the premises is sold or let.
The EPC survey must be booked in with a certified provider before the commencement of marketing of your property. If you are selling or buying, renting or leasing, landlord or tenant, estate agent or solicitor, we offer a quick and efficient solution for your domestic EPC assessments. All our assessors are fully accredited, presentable and are able to turn around an EPC report within a 24 hour timeframe. We will need access to loft spaces and rooms where the boiler/water tanks are located. The energy performance certificate is valid for 10 years and a domestic EPC starts from just £45. EPCs and Property Certificates - Glasgow, Edinburgh, Central Scotland.