It is just over a year since the regulations controlling the energy efficiency of buildings (MEES Regulations) started to impact on commercial lettings in the UK. A number of issues continue to occupy landlords’ and tenants’ minds as the regime takes hold.
The government guidance for landlords of non-domestic private rented property (Guidance) sheds light on how the MEES Regulations are expected to operate, but, inevitably, questions arise around the practical application of the rules.
For tenants, an understanding of which properties are affected, the importance of reviewing portfolios and understanding a landlord’s position and likely strategy going forward, particularly on renewal and continuation of tenancies post April 2023, is critical.
Download our article to read about the current issues surrounding MEES.