How to Read Your Energy Performance Certificate
If you are buying, selling, or renting out a property in the UK, you will be aware that the building must have an up to date Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). You can get an EPC by visiting EPC London today. An EPC is a certificate which is issued following an assessment by specialist assessors, which…Read More
Why London Business Owners Need an EPC Assessment
An Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rates how energy efficient your building is. It uses a grade scale of A to G, with ‘A’ being the most efficient grade. Although there are legal requirements for EPCs, businesses can also benefit from their assessment. The Legal Requirements The current legal stance is that a business must have…Read More
Labour Plans to fit 1.75m Homes with Solar PV
On May 1, 2019, UK MPs approved a motion to declare an environment and climate emergency. It follows a period when London streets were paralysed by protesters from Extinction Rebellion and heightened coverage in the news and popular media of the harm that humans and industrialisation have done to the planet. It is only a…Read More
The Tallest Structures In London
London has always been at the forefront of new ideas, and that – of course – includes architecture. In our capital city we have some of the most beautiful and renowned buildings in the world; people come from thousands of miles away just to enjoy them. We also have some of the tallest buildings. The…Read More
Polluted London: What’s being done?
London is a magnificent city; it’s a hub of industry, of finance, of tourism. It’s where people live, work, go to school, go for fun. Yet the air quality in our capital has been shown to be dangerously polluted. That makes it a hazardous place to be, whether you go there out of choice or…Read More
How to Keep Your Business Energy Efficient
Entrepreneurs and small business owners have plenty to think about, if they want to survive in a crowded marketplace. They need to develop and market their products or services, as well as thinking about costs such as the purchase of machinery and inventory and the renting of business premises. It may seem like there is…Read More
London landlords – ensuring your property meets energy standards
For anyone who is a landlord in London, there is pressure to ensure that their properties are rented out and that they are maintaining sufficient rental income to make continuing as a landlord profitable. If rental income reduces too much, landlords can begin to experience serious financial difficulties. At a time when rents for London…Read More
Energy Price Differences by Region
We all know that prices change depending on where you are and/or where you live. For example, a vegetarian seared Ahi Salad with ginger sesame dressing is going to cost you more in a London restaurant than it is in Devon cafe, and many people assume that energy prices vary for the same reason, but…Read More
Where does the UK’s energy come from?
The UK is using a lot less energy than it did previously. According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), there was a 17% fall in the amount of energy used in the country between 1998 and 2015. This is partly due to the fact that technology has enabled more energy efficient practices to be…Read More
Does a Better EPC Rating Equal a Warmer Home?
When the weather is cold, it’s important that you have the warmth you need inside your home. Not only does a warm home feel better, it also helps to prevent damp. This warm and dry atmosphere helps to prevent health problems, especially in babies, children or older people who live in your home. The problem…Read More