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Energy Efficiency and the Green Deal

In the current economic climate, managing your property portfolio to maximise energy efficiency is an important commercial and financial consideration. For those in the public and third sectors there are additional social drivers including combating fuel poverty and promoting opportunities for the local work force. Drawing on our unprecedented market experience in the energy and renewables sector and our work at the forefront of the public and private sector real estate and facility management sectors, Walker Morris advises on a range of energy efficiency projects including asset rationalisation, retrofit, renewables installations, energy performance contracting and the Green Deal.

We work with landlords, tenants, manufacturers, contractors, funders, the public sector and third sector organisations including Registered Providers. We provide legal solutions for delivering energy efficiency using tangible experience of all the issues that can arise in energy efficiency projects, including:

  • facilities management contracts and structures including retrofit
  • operation and maintenance contracts
  • energy performance contracting
  • delivery structures including joint ventures, partnering arrangements and mutuals
  • sub-contractor flow-down
  • finance – including structured, project, property and asset based finance solutions
  • tax structuring
  • landlord and tenant (including in housing and social care)
  • renewables
  • regulated activities including those falling within the Consumer Credit Act and Financial Services and Markets Act
  • acquisitions, lettings and disposals
  • public procurement solutions and State Aid
  • public sector contracts
  • housing law
  • local government vires.

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