Zurich infographic: The Impact of the 2011 Energy Act on property lettings

At the moment it is expected that properties will need an Energy Performance Certificate rating of at least E to comply.

Conservative estimates suggest that on this viewing, 20% of commercial properties would not hit the standard required, meaning they would either have to be withdrawn from the market or upgraded to meet the legislation.

This infographic - the first in a series - is tied in with a white paper that covers a host of topics including the cost of compliance; the role of the insurance industry; exemptions and analysis of Energy Performance Certificate by property type.