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Raise your (MEES) standards: new government guidance provides clarity and confusion

Author: Deborah Caldwell, Professional Support Lawyer, Real Estate, London   In February 2015, we reported on Regulations introduced by the Government to prohibit the letting of commercial properties in England and Wales rated F or G on their Energy Performance … Continue reading

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Government consults on business energy efficiency measures, including possible abolition of the CRC

The Government has launched a major consultation on the energy reporting and taxation regime for UK businesses. The consultation recognises that at present there are a number of overlapping energy efficiency schemes in force. This has created a high degree … Continue reading

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Today’s Announcement on Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (5 February 2015)

The Government has introduced regulations to prohibit the letting of commercial properties in England and Wales rated F or G on their Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) until their energy efficiency is improved and attains at least an E rating.  It … Continue reading

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