and don't forget, from April 2020, MEES applies to all Private Rentals, (domestic) not just when marketing or renewing leases.
Stage 1. Create an Account. A screenshot illustration of content.
Click Here for formal Government Guidance.
As always with MEES legislation you are adviced to seek formal legal advice to fully understand a landlords commitment and Liability.
In Outline. Register online at:
a property for exemption, due to reasons given within the MEES legislation:
1. Complete Stage 1, see screenshots example here, if not already done previously.
2. Complete Stage 2.
(see screenshot example, showing 6 x reasons and corresponding required evidence), by registering which reason and property applies, together with formal and possibly cost based applicable evidence.
3. Stage 3. You will receive via email, a reference no. confirmation of Exemption.
4. Stage 4. You are now able to market for rental or renew a lease, in the normal way using the substandard EPC. Your Exemption Registration is now a matter of public record for anyone, including your local authority (who enforces MEES) by way of this link and use of your property postcode:
Use our unique and informal EPC based Energy Audit Service in the first instance. You could save £100's if not £1000's by avoiding unnecessary or non EPC Qualifying installations. This may well save you the potentially higher costs and heartache of Exemption Registration and marketing restrictions a Substandard EPC may create.
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