Appendix A: Abbreviations

  1. Abbreviations


    BER Building carbon dioxide emission rate BMS Building management system BS British Standard CHP Combined heat and power CHPQA Combined Heat and Power Quality Assurance CO2 Carbon dioxide COP Coefficient of performance DCLG Department for Communities and Local Government DECC Department of Energy and Climate Change DHW Domestic hot water EEI Energy Efficiency Index EER Energy efficiency ratio EN European Norm (standard) ESEER European Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio HEPA High-efficiency particulate absorption HVAC Heating, ventilation and air conditioning LENI Lighting Energy Numeric Indicator LPG Liquified petroleum gas MF Maintenance factor NCM National Calculation Methodology PSEER Plant seasonal energy efficiency ratio QI Quality index RHI Renewable Heat Incentive SAP Standard Assessment Procedure SBEM Simplified Building Energy Model SCOP Seasonal coefficient of performance SEER Seasonal energy efficiency ratio SFP Specific fan power SI Statutory Instrument SPEER Seasonal primary energy efficiency ratio SPF Seasonal performance factor TER Target carbon dioxide emission rate TRV Thermostatic radiator valve VAV Variable air volume