The report examines Display Energy Certificate (DEC) data from over 60,000 buildings to build a picture of how climate change affects operating costs and investment decisions in the UK commercial property sector.

Report key findings

If prices remained constant, overall energy demand and operating costs would decrease, as increased electricity costs would be more than compensated for by reduced heating costs.

For office buildings, the overall savings in operating costs, predicted to be £3.98 per square metre in 2030, fall to £2.37 by 2060 and £0.80 by 2100.


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