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05 Mar 2018
Christopher Sullivan looks at the potential impact of the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards on dilapidations claims.
16 Apr 2018
BCIS is forecasting that oil prices in construction will rise by 2% in the year to Q4 2018, then by 3% per annum over the remainder of the forecast period. Oil prices are sensitive to political issues, particularly in the Middle East, which could put sudden upward pressure on prices. Consequently, oil prices are one of the biggest risks to the forecast.
Ursula Hartenberger, 27 Oct 2017
In recognition of the crucial role the built environment plays in reducing carbon emissions, the buildings sector will enjoy high levels of visibility at this years 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23). The annual climate change conference convened by the United Nations aims to move forward the commitments made at COP21 under the Paris Agreement in 2015. COP23 takes place from 6 to 17 November 2017 in Bonn, Germany.
01 Nov 2017
RICS has released its first professional statement requiring its members to follow requirements for conducting whole-life carbon assessments for construction projects.
18 Jun 2018
As the domestic Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards begin to be enforced, Melanie Kendall-Reid considers the pressure these put on landlords.
15 Jun 2018
With the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards newly in effect, Daniel Montlake and Sivan Gelb examine their potential impact on the market.
14 Jun 2018
Today marks an important milestone for the Energy Efficient Mortgages Initiative, with the official launch of the Energy Efficient Mortgages Pilot Scheme, on the occasion of the Energy Efficient Mortgages Events in Windsor, UK.
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