maintaining your property

The Best Way to Maintain your Commercial Property

As a landlord, maintaining your property is of utmost importance. Whether you own office premises, retail buildings, or have a portfolio of buy-to-let homes, it’s important to keep on top of maintenance to ensure you retain property value and attract the best tenants. Here are the top practices to keep your valuable investment in order…

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how to contribute to net zero

How Your Business Can Contribute towards Net Zero

There are many schemes and targets in place to improve the UK’s energy efficiency. Net Zero, a UK government project, is one of those schemes. It aims to have greenhouse gas emission down to zero by 2050 – and we all need to play our part. There are lots of ways that we can understand,…

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How your London Business can Improve in 2020

Traditionally, the New Year is a time to reflect, change and make improvements in your personal life. If you own a business, however, it can also be the perfect time to better your work environment. There’s a great deal of focus on the environment at current, with stories on climate change and the state of…

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How Your Commercial Building Can Achieve a B Rating by 2030

Thanks to inspiring programmes such as Blue Planet II and campaigns by the likes of Greta Thunberg, we’re becoming increasingly aware of the impact that our daily actions can have on the planet. This has led to a growing movement that is encouraging us all to become more mindful consumers, reduce our carbon emissions, and…

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How is an EPC Band Calculated?

An Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) is a simple way to understand the energy efficiency and carbon emissions of your home. It’s also a legal requirement if you’re building, selling, or renting a commercial or residential property. The certificate demonstrates the performance of your building by using bands which range from ‘A’ to ‘G’, providing a…

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Is Your Domestic EPC Up to Date?

The domestic energy performance certificate (EPC) is a certificate of how environmentally friendly your home is in terms of energy efficiency and carbon emissions. It is also a legal requirement for any property being built, sold, or rented in the UK. But more than this, the certificate also provides a detailed understanding of how your…

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What Could Brexit Mean for Your EPC?

With Brexit just around the corner and a deal yet to be made, individuals and businesses across the UK feel uncertain about what the future holds, especially when it comes to legislation. Currently, there is legislation which outlines the target energy efficiency of commercial and residential buildings, part of which is the Energy Performance Certificate…

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Is it Possible for London Businesses to be Eco Friendly?

When you live in a city such as London, with a population of almost 9 million, it can seem almost impossible to think of green, eco-friendly practices. However, it is more important than ever for London residents and businesses to become more energy efficient as the effects of high energy emissions, pollution, and poor waste…

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Encouraging Employees to be More Eco Friendly

You may have had a domestic EPC (Energy Performance Certificate) if you have sold or rented out a house, but did you know the same regulations (and benefits!) apply to commercial buildings such as offices, hotels, shops, warehouses, or other commercial buildings.  Getting a commercial EPC can be the first step in helping your employees…

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An EPC Guide for New Homeowners

Buying a new home is stressful and difficult and a contributing factor to this is understanding the energy rating of a home. We take the mystery out of domestic EPCs and answer some of the most common questions about this. What is an EPC? A domestic Energy Performance Certificate, or EPC for short, is a…

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