By By Safeena Ali – Solicitor
In less than 6 months the next stage of the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) will be in place. Are you prepared? This blog covers what you can do now to make sure you are ready for the change to avoid significant penalties.
A major driver for this change is achieving net-zero, a target set by many countries and businesses around the world to respond to the climate crisis (specifically the Paris Agreement to keep global warming below 1.5 degrees celsius).
To support this aim, the UK Government’s is raising the minimum energy standard of rented non-domestic buildings to energy performance certificate (EPC) rating B by 2050.