Policy and Regulation, UK

How are tightening energy efficiency rules affecting UK real estate?

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Landlords of commercial properties in the UK face different standards than for domestic properties when it comes to energy efficiency (Photo: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg)

Commercial landlords are racing to meet harsher building energy efficiency rules in the UK. In 2019, the UK government launched a consultation that would set privately rented commercial buildings on a trajectory towards tougher minimum energy efficiency standards by the end of this decade. The standards, also known as MEES, ...

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