Energy Legislation
The EU Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) applies to both commercial & residential property, but in different ways. We have put the two articles below together to answer the most common questions about the energy legislation and regulations.
Nov
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EPC advice for MCS approved installers Posted 2011 Nov
It is pretty well known and understood that the most important thing to consider when installing any renewable technologies is that first of all the property is energy efficient. Energy efficiency is the most cost effective way to bring down carbon emissions. With this in mind the government, subject to...

Jan
27
Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) Advice for Landlords Posted 2010 Jan
Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) Advice for Landlords will be given to rented buildings, detailing their efficiency on a scale from A to G. The required examination will check on boiler performance, insulation, double-glazing etc. There is speculation that a prospective tenant may try to force down the rent of a...

Jan
25
Energy Performance of Buildings Directive - EPBD Posted 2010 Jan
What is the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive? The EU Energy Performance of Buildings Directive – EPBD was introduced in the UK from January 2006 with a three year implementation period ending January 2009. Its objective is to improve energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions as part of the government’s...

Jan
25
Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) Advice Posted 2010 Jan
Energy Trust have been involved in the giving of Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) Advice Since the introduction of the european Energy Performance of Buildings Directive within the residential and commercial sectors. Our experienced staff are well placed to offer the best possible consultancy and surveying service. From the first of...

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