Sava EDGE.

Welcome to Sava EDGE; a searchable, online collection of practical and technical information and other resources for residential property professionals

February 10th, 2018

Part L1B – Conversions

Summary of Methods to Demonstrate Compliance for Conversions Reference method SAP calculation

February 10th, 2018

Open Fireplaces and Chimneys

The number of chimneys/fireplaces affects the ventilation rate assumed in the SAP calculation and all open chimneys/fireplaces should be included in the open fireplace count .  ‘No of open fireplaces’ is a straight…

February 10th, 2018

Older PVCu Replacement Windows

Remember when PVC replacement windows became all the rage? Along with stick-on stone cladding, double-glazed replacement windows quickly became the ‘must have’ feature for home owners in the late 1970s and the early…

January 17th, 2018

Garage Conversions

Is the residential domestic garage a thing of the past? Yes, according to an article on the ‘This is Money’ website (, 13 November 2015). Reporting the results of a survey carried out by…