Elmhurst issues final response to 'Introducing a Performance-Based Policy Framework in large Commercial and Industrial Buildings in England and Wales'
Elmhurst Energy has published its final response to the ‘Introducing a Performance-Based Policy Framework in large Commercial and Industrial Buildings in England and Wales’ Consultation. This consultation focuses on the implementation and development of a new, mandatory in-use energy performance methodology for non-domestic buildings over 1000m2.
Read Elmhurst's response.
Introducing a mandatory in-use energy assessment is a positive move towards improving the transparency and management of energy use in our non-domestic buildings. We are finally moving forward and it’s exciting to see the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) consulting on this type of assessment.
We have been able to collate the opinions of our members and use our own technical expertise to publish our response to the performance-based methodology consultation. It’s imperative that we use our influence within our industry to analyse possible effects on our members, fairly representing them.
Our overall argument is that we rely on and work upon the existing Display Energy Certificate methodology with suitable modifications to include the NABERS framework in order to achieve the Governments requirements. We have summarised our key points below:
Read Elmhurst's response to 'Introducing a Performance Based Policy Framework in large Commercial and Industrial Buildings in England and Wales.'