DECs mean there's no hiding your building's actual energy use
The UK government introduced Display Energy Certificates (DECs) this week for all buildings over 1,000m2 occupied by a public authority. Until now, any new-builds or buildings bought, sold or rented, needed an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC), or asset rating.
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