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Energy Performance Certificates for buildings

Energy Performance Certificates Buildings are responsible for almost 50% of the UK’s energy consumption and carbon emissions. The ways in which we light, heat and use our 25 million buildings all contribute to this. Even small improvements to energy performance and the way we use our buildings could have a significant effect on our fuel bills and carbon emissions and the UK’s commitment to tackling climate change. Improving the energy performance of buildings The way a building is constructed, insulated, heated, ventilated and the type of fuel used all contribute to its energy consumption and carbon emissions. The government is introducing a range of initiatives aimed at helping the UK improve the energy efficiency of its buildings and meet its carbon emission reduction tar... »