Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards

By Sophie Wilkinson

The government is consulting on Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES), which must be met before a property in the private sector can be let.

There are separate consultations relating to domestic and non-domestic properties and each closes on 2 September 2014.

The standards are provided for under the Energy Act 2011 and form part of the UK’s long-term strategy for reducing carbon emissions from buildings…

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