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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Zero Carbon London – How an EPC Can Help

It can be difficult to live in one of the busiest, oldest cities in the world while remaining green. However, London has set an ambitious aim to be Zero Carbon by 2050. How energy-efficient is your home or business? You may be very eco-conscious, using electric vehicles, buying locally grown produce, eating less meat, supporting…

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Energy Regulations for Landlords in Scotland

There are many regulations that you need to think about when renting your private property. You must be aware of what regulations apply and know what action you must take to ensure that you meet the minimum legal requirements. Failing to comply with the relevant standards can lead to hefty fines and other penalties. With…

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Commercial Energy Assessments: What You Need To Know

A domestic EPC (Energy Performance Certificate) and a commercial EPC are similar, but several key differences separate the two. In particular, a commercial EPC is far more detailed than a domestic EPC, both in terms of the inspection and the recommendations provided. For that reason, a commercial EPC typically takes longer than a domestic EPC…

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What you need to do to rent out a property in Glasgow

Renting out a property can be a rewarding business venture with many fantastic benefits. This includes – an additional income from tenants, revenue potential from property growth, and the opportunity to invest your money in a relatively low-risk manner. However, you must know what steps you need to take in order to ensure that your…

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Ensure Your Home Is Warm This Winter: How an EPC Can Help You

Keeping your home warm can be pricey, but there are many things you can do over winter to heat the house up while also saving money. This can be even more challenging if your house is a bit older, built before most of the building standards were introduced. But why pay more when you can…

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Common Energy Management Mistakes For Homeowners

For homeowners, energy usage and energy costs are important considerations. Energy bills form a large part of the cost of running a home. There are a few simple mistakes that could be causing your energy consumption to be unnecessarily high. Listed below are five common energy management mistakes that are easy to fix and could…

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Staying Energy Efficient Over Autumn

Autumn is a wonderful time of year. It brings with it beautiful cosiness, comfort food, and changing colours. Autumn also means that cooler weather is on its way – meaning energy usage is going to increase. This makes Autumn the perfect time to start thinking about how to remain energy-efficient. A great first step to…

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What Solar Can Do to Power Your Business

If you are a business owner, you may have noticed the trend towards renewable energy and the emphasis on its commercial use. The primary reason for the emphasis on renewable energy is because energy prices rise every year at a rate far higher than inflation. As many as fifteen years ago, we believed this trend…

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Does High Energy Efficiency Add Value to Your Property?

High energy efficiency is a big indicator of the quality of a property. If the property has very poor energy efficiency, a multitude of problems can arise. There are even regulations where properties that have poor energy efficiency cannot be let out to renters. Many recommendations can be made to improve the quality of your…

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