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Decarbonising UK residential – the biggest challenge?

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) are the main benchmark for environmental standards in UK housing. There is evidence that they are improving efficiency in new-builds and new regulations will enforce change on rental properties, but this progress will not be translated to owner-occupied homes until the government enforces tighter rules there too.

In view of the wider interest we are also sending this UK Housing Market Update to Clients of our Climate Economics Service.

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