The government’s energy efficiency policies for commercial properties to go under review


The only way in which the Government can stick to its legal commitments of an 80% carbon reduction by 2050 is to make sure that the policies it has put in place attain their project efficiency levels.

And in order to assess whether such schemes as the Carbon Reduction Commitment, Energy Performance Certificates and the Green Deal have the desired effect on the property sector, the Government-led Green Construction Board has joined forces with the Green Property Alliance, a group of the UK’s leading property industry organisations, to commission Deloitte to carry out the study.

According to a news report on the matter, Bill Hughes, managing director of Legal & General Property and chairman of The Green Property Alliance, said: “There is a growing interest in the management of regulatory and financial risk for property arising from climate change, with a belief that its relationship to the financial performance of real estate may emerge in the near future. It is in the industry and Government’s interests to ensure that laws and taxes designed to elicit energy and carbon efficient behaviours are achieving their objectives, not to mention those of the wider economy. In taking a broad view of the framework for carbon incentives and penalties, this project may also illuminate opportunities to influence energy efficient behaviour that we had not previously discerned.”

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