New landlord energy rules – how to remain compliant

On 1 April 2018, new rules come into force making it unlawful to let properties in England and Wales below a certain energy efficiency rating. A quarter to a third of properties are currently at risk of falling below the minimum standard. Auditing and upgrading properties can take significant time, so it is important that your customers act now to ensure compliance.

This article explores the details of the upcoming energy efficiency rules and how you can help your customers remain compliant.

Topics covered:
• A new minimum standard - 'E' rating.
• 2018 - new leases and renewals.
• 2020 and beyond - all leases.
• Exemptions.
• Penalties and wider investment.
• Responding strategically.