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Call for Evidence on EPCs

On Thursday 26 July 2018, the government published a Call for Evidence on Energy Performance Certificates.  The deadline for responding is 19 October 2018.  The government is particularly keen for responses from building owners and occupiers (both domestic and commercial), estate agents and others involved in the sale or letting of buildings, anyone involved at

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10 things you need to know about MEES and residential property

The Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015 (“MEES Regulations“) introduced the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (“MEES“), which aim to encourage landlords to improve the energy efficiency of buildings via a restriction on granting new tenancies and continuing existing tenancies where the property has a sub-standard EPC rating. Below are 10 key

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Minimum energy efficiency standards: Will minimal enforcement mean minimal impact?

You may recall that earlier this year the government published its response to the consultation on minimum energy efficiency standards for domestic and commercial buildings, a day after laying draft Regulations before Parliament.  The Regulations, which became law on 26 March this year, may significantly constrain the way in which owners and occupiers of commercial