The Energy Act 2011 changes regarding minimum energy efficiency standards have now come into force through the Energy Efficiency Regulations 2015.
You should be aware that the Energy Act 2011 contains a clause with severe implications for 18% of all commercial property effecting:-
- New transactions – From 1st April 2018 both domestic and commercial properties cannot be re-let (or leases renewed) if they have ‘F’ or ‘G’ EPC rating. New freehold purchasers will have 6 months from the purchase date to implement energy efficiency improvements.
- All property leases – From 1st April 2020 for domestic properties; and from 1st April 2023 for commercial properties.
From April 2018, the Legislative changes will make it Unlawful to let residential or commercial properties with an EPC Rating of F or G.
Here at Ingleton Wood we have the in-house experience and expertise to assist you in all aspects of your requirements.
For more information please contact:
Rob Diamond BEng(Hons) MSc CEng FCIBSE CEnv FEI LCC
DD: 01206 442538 | M: 07811 966375
Director | Building Surveyor | BA(Hons) MSc MRICS
DD: 01277 637844 | M: 07918 716667