The Future of Energy Efficiency in Renting

Landlords and rental property investors are now being encouraged to ensure their rentals not only adhere to the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard, but exceed this energy ...

What Is the Minimum EPC Rating For a Rented Property?

Since the introduction of Energy Performance Certificates in 2008 the UK government has made a conscious effort to make the rental sector more accountable for its emissions and ...

Do I Need to Renew an EPC During a Tenancy?

Sometimes keeping on top of the numerous move in dates, deadlines, and sea of regulations can be enough for any seasoned landlord to let something slip through the net; and with ...

Electrical Checks: A Landlord’s Guide

As of January 14 2020, the Minister of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) confirmed – after long setbacks – that mandatory electrical checks on rented ...

Do Listed Buildings Require an EPC?

Through recent years, the government has attempted to fight energy wastage and to create homes which are more energy efficient. There are several key benefits here. The first is ...

Winter-proof Your Property

When winter comes around with its snow, ice and plummeting temperatures, that’s when communication between landlord and tenant should be at its most fluent.  Why? Well, ...

Reasons to be Eco-friendly in Your Rental Property

Increasing numbers of landlords are aware of the effects of climate change, as well as increasing utility bills. As such, they are making a conscious choice to be more ...

Should I Get a Roof Health Check?

With our unpredictable weather it’s a no brainer to begin taking steps to protect roofs against the winter onslaught of wind, rain, sleet and snow.  It’s an advantage if ...

Getting your Rental Property Ready for Winter

To many householders, the onset of the winter months signals the fear of frozen pipes, broken boilers and expensive call-out charges. It won’t surprise you ...

Landlords and Energy Performance Certificates

An Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) is an overview of the energy efficiency of your property. This is a statutory requirement by the government where all ...