A Commercial Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) is an important certification that rates the energy efficiency of commercial enterprises. In short, the Commercial EPCS rates business enterprises based on energy input-output relationship.
Why tenants and landlords alike benefit from improved energy efficiency
With changes to EPC rules affecting landlords, there has never been a better time to consider improving the energy efficiency of your property. Whereas our fellows in Mainland Europe have a Champions League standard, our soggy little island’s approach is more like missing the League Two promotion play-offs. Some ideas could benefit both landlords and tenants alike as well as the environment.
Are you ready for – or working towards – the MEES deadline in April 2018?
For tenants and landlords, energy efficiency makes for good economic sense. Tenants can benefit from lower utility bills, meaning fewer trips to the meter or lower itemised bills. Landlords can benefit from more efficient appliances and cheaper maintenance costs. From the start of April 2018, private landlords will be expected to comply with MEES ratings. In other words, Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards.