Energy efficiency standards

Energy efficiency standards guidance:

What is BREEAM? The Building Research Establishment’s Environmental Assessment Methodology (BREEAM) is a method for evaluating and certifying the environmental...

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The Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations 2014, SI 2014/3120 came into force on 18 December 2014 and transpose parts of the Energy Efficiency Directive...

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TitleDirective 2012/27/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012 on energy efficiency, amending Directives 2009/125/EC and 2010/30/EU and...

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Updated in partnership with WSP Legislative background The Building Regulations 2010 (Building Regulations 2010), SI 2010/2214 set out the basis of legislation for...

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The green lease toolkit issued by the Better Buildings Partnership (BBP) aims to improve sustainability and reduce the environmental footprint of existing commercial...

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Home Energy Conservation Act 1995 The Home Energy Conservation Act 1995 (HECA 1995) requires that ‘energy conservation authorities’ (local authorities in England, Wales...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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