Changes in the law mean that Private Rental Sector Landlords will not be able to rent their properties without a Band E or above on the EPC

As of the 1st April 2018 a landlord cannot let or renew the tenancy of a property which has an EPC band of F or G. This is a very sweeping statement which, if you are a landlord, should be [...] Read more

Things landlords need to do to comply with new EPC legislation

The new legislation which comes into force on 1st April 2018 states that to let or renew the tenancy of a property in the Private Rental Sector it must have an EPC rating of E or above. With [...] Read more

How to improve EPC rating?

First thing to ask yourself is what would you like your EPC rating to be on your property. The ratings run from A to G with A being the most efficient (same as your fridge), so naturally you [...] Read more

When were EPCs introduced?

Energy Performance Certificates were introduced back in 2008 by the Government as part of its plan to improve the country’s housing stock which was in a fairly poor condition. Although it [...] Read more