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Energy Performance Certificates: East Midlands

Volume 496: debated on Wednesday 16 September 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many energy performance certificates have been issued in relation to buildings in the East Midlands; how many accredited energy assessors there are in the East Midlands; and how many properties in the East Midlands do not meet required energy performance standards. (291051)

Up to and including 9 September, the latest date for which figures are available, the number of:

Energy performance certificates (EPCs) lodged in relation to buildings in the east midlands region is 250,707; and

Accredited energy assessors whose primary postcode information is listed on the EPC Register as being in the east midlands region is 1,214.

The Government have not set minimum energy performance standards other than for new buildings, all of which are required to meet the requirements of Part L of the Building Regulations.