Mind the Regulatory Gap!

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Energy Efficiency: Building towards Net Zero The House of Commons Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee has recently published a report on Energy Efficiency. Chapter 6 of the report deals…

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Is this goodbye & farewell to the radiator?

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The government has given a firm indication that it wishes gas-fired boilers to be phased out by 2025 as shown in the  CCC Infographic. The Committee on Climate Change recognises…

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Making Best Use of Energy Statements

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Background Many Local Authorities require Energy Statements as part of a planning application and have specific policies relating to sustainability, energy efficiency or Carbon. Typical requirements are that the developer…

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1 Million New Homes?

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Background Last year the Government hit its target of building 200,000 homes each year in England, putting it on track to fulfil the promise it made two years ago to…

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Getting your property ready for MEPS

The Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) are a set of lawful standards, which domestic and non-domestic landlords are required to ensure their properties meet, before 1st April 2018. The Energy Act 2011 requires the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change to bring into force regulations, making it unlawful to let properties in England and Wales which do not meet a minimum energy performance standard (MEPS).

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