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Is Your Property as Efficient as Your Washing Machine?

Head of Commercial Property, Sally McFadden, looks at the new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards affecting buildings.

The energy efficiency standards that apply to white goods in your home, such as the A++ rating you might see on a washing machine, will now apply to all buildings in the UK.

The new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES), recently introduced by the government, will affect all rented residential and commercial property. From April 2018, all new rented property will need to comply to these energy standards. If not, landlords are prevented from letting the property and will face penalties if they attempt to do so.

Click here to read the full article by Sally, as featured in Live 24 Seven.

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You can find even more informative legal articles from Sally McFadden below.

Catch up with Sally McFadden’s previous blog posts

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