Shops and restaurants in firing line as government clamps down on Energy Performance Certificates

Jessica Shankleman
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All public buildings with an EPC must display them from this week, or risk facing fines

Shops and restaurant owners could soon find themselves facing fines of up to £1,000 if they fail to comply with new government rules requiring commerical buildings that are open to the public to display...

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