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In just over one year, regulations called the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) will make it a legal requirement for certain privately rented properties to have minimum levels of energy efficiency. This rule will not only apply to buy-to-let investors and those with large housing portfolios, but to people who let just one or two dwellings. The minimum level of energy efficiency is measured by the energy performance certificate (EPC), which is required for most properties when built, sold or […]