The parliamentary energy and climate change committee will be coming to an end on 17th October. This follows the recent merger of the Department of Energy and Climate Change into the […]Read More
Category: Government Changes
ESOS NON-COMPLIANCE BEING INVESTIGATED
Many qualifying companies are being investigated by the Environmental Agency for failing to comply with The Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) ESOS deadline for compliance was December 2015, it is […]Read More
MANY TENANTS REFUSED ENERGY EFFICIENCY IMPROVEMENTS!
Despite the deadline looming for many landlords to ensure their rental properties are complying with minimum energy efficiency standards, tenants are being refused the most basic of improvements. As of […]Read More
COMMERCIAL PROPERTY NEWS
From 1st April 2018, The Energy Efficiency Regulations 2015 dictate that all commercial property owners must upgrade their properties to an EPC rating of at least grade ‘E’ before they can issue […]Read More
UK’s zero carbon buildings policy announced
George Osborne has announced the end of the UK’s zero carbon buildings policy. The Productivity Plan confirms that the government is dropping the zero carbon buildings policy first announced in […]Read More
End of zero carbon buildings policy
George Osborne has announced the end of the UK’s zero carbon buildings policy.
The Productivity Plan confirms that the government is dropping the zero carbon buildings policy first announced in 2007. Included in the widely trailed announcement of changes to the planning process is a statement that
“The Government will repeat its successful target from the previous Parliament to reduce net regulation on house builders. The government does not intend to proceed with the zero carbon Allowable Solutions carbon offsetting scheme, or the proposed 2016 increase in on-site energy efficiency standards, but will keep energy efficiency standards under review, recognising that existing measures to increase energy efficiency of new buildings should be allowed time to become established”. (See para 9.17, penultimate bullet, page 50 of the document)Read More
Eco Scheme Funding Takes Off
The Eco funding scheme from the government is taking off in large numbers, whereby energy companies provide residential customers with free upgrades to insulation and qualifying homes can get a […]Read More