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1

What is on an Energy Performance Certificate?

Address
Certificate Number
Energy Performance Asset Rating
Technical information
- main heating fuel
-building environment
- emission rate
- energy use
Benchmarks

2

How often is a carbon budget set?

Every 5 years

3

What is the governments aim by 2050 and what act does it come under?

Cut carbon emissions by 80% on 1990 levels.

Legally binding commitment - Climate Change Act 2008

4

What is BREEAM?

Building
Research
Establishment
Environment
Assessment
Method

Assessment tool used to to test the environmental friendliness of a new building