Energy Assessor news round-up (12 Nov 21)

Here's a summary of some of the news stories we thought were interesting from this week's energy assessment industry:

Consultation: Phasing out fossil fuels off the gas grid

Government has released a new consultation.which is asking for views around a proposal to phase out the installation of carbon-rich fossil fuels in properties off the gas grid from 2026. The consultation deadline is 12 January 2022.

Source: Gov.uk

Savills make plea to Government over green housing

Savills have recommended to Government the potential benefits of using discounts in stamp duty and council tax to encourage more investment in retrofit and energy efficiency measures in existing properties.

Source: Property Investor Post

TrustMark survey for non-members

We have received a request from TrustMark, who'd like to survey energy assessors not currently registered with them.

Source: TrustMark

Government funding ignores 78% of the PRS market

New local authority funding of £4.3 million which aims to target non-compliant properties under the MEES regulations, are set to miss more than 100,000 premises. Current plans only fund 59 councils, leaving 281 local authorities without funding.

Source: KAMMA

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