On 30 September 2020 the government published its consultation on amending the Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015 (the “Regulations”), raising minimum energy efficiency standards for the domestic private rented sector in England and Wales.
What is behind this consultation? The government’s aim is to have as many private Read More
What are the main sustainability issues currently affecting the real estate industry? And what are the practical implications – will they cause a change in behaviour?
Recent months have seen schoolchildren going on strike, parts of London being brought to a halt by Extinction Rebellion and climate change activists blockading corporates’ headquarters. On top of Read More
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. Read More