Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
Aims to reduce emissions and energy use in existing non-domestic buildings.
It introduces a requirement for owners of non-domestic buildings (those over 1,000 m² in area) to undertake an assessment of the greenhouse gas emissions and energy performance of their building if they intend to sell or lease the property.
This will identify improvement targets for the building.
The building owner must then produce a plan that will achieve these targets. Improvement must be completed within 42 months of the sale or lease of the building.
The Northern Ireland Environment Agency has published a short guide to the duty of care responsibilities including advice and information for waste producers, carriers and those accepting, storing and treating waste.
Any person intending to alter the use or management of areas of uncultivated or semi-natural land must obtain prior approval from the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA).
Read more on the DAERA website
The NetRegs team at SEPA, in partnership with The Northern Ireland Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales and a number of industry bodies have produced 9 new GPPs to replace out of date PPGs. More are coming! Check the available topics
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