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The Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015, commonly known as the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards, or MEES, are a set of legal requirements that set a minimum energy standard of an EPC rating of "E" and above for residential properties for let in the private rented sector.

The non-domestic minimum standards set a minimum energy standard of an EPC rating of "E", and a backstop date on 1 April 2023 to encompass all properties.

There is a PRS Exemptions Register for properties which are legally required to have an EPC and are let on a relevant tenancy type and cannot be improved to meet the minimum standard of EPC band E for one of the reasons set out in the regulations