As part of their ongoing efforts to provide the best information on Energy Efficiency in the 2015 Uk General Election, Energy Compliance Group has published a new article entitled Energy Efficiency in the 2015 UK General Election which sheds light on the most important aspects of Energy Efficiency in the 2015 Uk General Election for Property Owners. Interested individuals can view the full article at http://www.carbonbrief.org/blog/2015/04/election-2….
One of the most surprising pieces of information in the article is the fact that Labour will Create 1 Million additional green jobs over the next decade.
In discussing the article’s creation, Mark Walton, Owner of Energy Compliance Group said,
The Carbon Brief has tracked what manifestos say on climate and energy,.
What is apparent is that there is no clear overall approach to the issue of carbon reduction. Sound bites include -smart meters in every home by 2020; insulate 1 million homes; council tax reductions to incentivise energy efficiency; 1 million interest free loans for domestic energy efficiency ….
There is already a range of legislation in place requiring Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) on domestic and non-domestic buildings where enforcement has not been followed through. The latest legislation; ESOS; Audits & Energy Saving Opportunity Scheme requires large businesses (over 250 employees or Turnover and Balance sheet qualification criteria) to report compliance by 5th December 2015. This covers all energy use from property, transport and industrial processes.
Energy Compliance Group are able to provide scoping guidance and Lead Assessors to support businesses with their audits and compliance submissions.
The Energy Act 2011 has laid down minimum Energy Efficiency levels for Domestic and Non-Domestic buildings that are leased or rented. This represents a large risk to landlords, pension funds and investment funds who have large portfolios of leased property.
The legislation makes it unlawful to let residential or commercial properties with EPC rating of F or G.
To support property owners Energy Compliance Group can provide a full compliance service; assessing current energy efficiency and energy performance risk across a portfolio; producing energy efficiency plan with fully costed proposals (Life Cycle Costing and environmental impact assessment) to achieve the minimum standards required. Provide energy performance reports and ratings for statutory compliance and marketing purposes.
Property Owners can find the most up-to-date version of the article at http://www.carbonbrief.org/blog/2015/04/election-2…. Customers who have specific questions past, present, or future articles contact Energy Compliance Group via their website: www.energycompliancegroup.com
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