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The historic vote on 23rd June for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, will have wide ranging consequences. Theresa May, the new Prime Minister, has said clearly that “Brexit means Brexit”. But what might Brexit actually mean when it comes to buildings, energy and the environment? 

In this page, CIBSE will publish its latest analyses of the current Brexit situation with reference to policy and legislation. Other external CIBSE commentary and resources related to Brexit can be found below.

Carbon Emissions Reduction, MEES and Brexit (December 2016)

Building related Legislation – heading for the Brexit? (November 2016) CIBSE Conference presentation by Hywel Davies

Government urged to seize opportunity to solve UK engineering skills crisis (October 2016) Royal Academy of Engineering

The meaning of Brexit, CIBSE Journal (August 2016) by Hywel Davies

The implications of the UK's vote to leave (August 2016) by Hywel Davies

The long haul (August 2016) by John Field

The engineering profession unites over EU negotiations (July 2016)

Brexit vote creates global opportunities, says CIBSE (June 2016)