Consultation outcome

Non-domestic Private Rented Sector minimum energy efficiency standards: future trajectory to 2030

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

We followed this consultation with a second launched in March 2021, which explores in more depth issues around implementation, enforcement and delivery of minimum energy efficiency standards for EPC B:

We will publish a single government response to both consultations once the latest one closes.

Original consultation

Summary

We're seeking views on the proposed targets for the minimum energy efficiency standard for privately rented non-domestic buildings in 2030.

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Consultation description

The government has committed to support businesses to reduce their energy use by at least 20% by 2030.

This consultation seeks views on how best to improve the energy performance of non-domestic private rented buildings through tighter minimum energy standards. Acting now to set a clear long-term trajectory to 2030 is designed to provide time and certainty to non-domestic landlords, businesses and the energy efficiency market in delivering the energy savings to support a zero-carbon future.

We have published a full Impact Assessment to support this consultation.

Documents

Impact assessment

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Published 15 October 2019
Last updated 22 April 2021 + show all updates
  1. This consultation was followed by a March 2021 consultation on the implementation, enforcement and delivery of minimum energy efficiency standards for EPC B: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/non-domestic-private-rented-sector-minimum-energy-efficiency-standards-epc-b-implementation. We will publish a single government response to both after the later consultation closes in June 2021.

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