• All
  • Energy Saving
  • EPC
  • EPC Services
  • Legionella Risk Assessments
  • Legislation
  • London
  • Uncategorised

What is Retrofitting of a Building to Improve Energy Efficiency?

Global warming is big news and the UK government has pledged to reach net-zero emissions by 2050. Statistics show that the built environment contributes roughly 40% of the UK’s total carbon footprint, and almost half of this is from the energy used in buildings. Retrofitting represents one of the best opportunities to lower the environmental […]

Read More

What Are SAP Calculations?

SAP is short for ‘Standard Assessment Procedure’ and refers to the process of calculating the energy performance of new houses and buildings. The Building Regulations require all new dwellings to have SAP calculations before any work is completed, and homeowners and property developers must understand their legal responsibilities. Here is everything you need to know […]

Read More

Is It Time to Upgrade Your Home’s Energy Efficiency?

If you have even a passing interest in real estate, you’ve undoubtedly been hearing a lot about the importance of energy efficiency. This is becoming an increasing priority for homeowners, and thanks to government policy, the reasons for pursuing greater levels of efficiency now go beyond the obvious environmental incentive. Are you wondering whether it’s […]

Read More

Top EPC Tips for New Landlords

If you’re a new landlord, you probably have plenty of policies and regulations to get your head around. Read on to ensure you fully understand Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) and their implications for landlords before you start renting out your property. Legal Obligations for Landlords An EPC is non-negotiable if you plan to rent out […]

Read More

The Axing Of The Green Homes Grant: How To Be More Eco-Friendly

The Green Homes Grant was introduced in September 2020 to help make UK homes greener and more affordable. Under the scheme, homeowner and landlords could claim money (in the form of vouchers) to cover up to two-thirds of the cost of energy-saving property improvements. Low-income households could apply for additional funding to cover the full […]

Read More

How London Is Paving The Way For Energy Efficiency

London was voted as the world’s most sustainable city in the Arcadis Sustainability Cities Index back in 2018. The government is committed to making the UK’s capital one of the healthiest and greenest cities in the world and has set an ambitious target to become zero carbon by 2050. You might be wondering how a […]

Read More

Green Glasgow: 7 Things To Know About The Sustainable City

Glasgow has been awarded global recognition as a sustainable city and received the award of a Global Green City in 2020. Leader of Glasgow City Council, Councillor Susan Aitken, stated that: “Glasgow is committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2030 and the city is joining together across a broad partnership to meet the challenges faced […]

Read More

5 Ways Local Businesses Can Go Green This Summer

Creating a more eco-friendly business has dozens of potential benefits. One of the major benefits of running a green business is that you will reduce your energy costs and slash your monthly overheads. Sustainable businesses also attract eco-conscious employees and find it easier to build credibility and convert new customers. The past twelve months have […]

Read More

How Businesses Can Keep Costs Down in 2021

No matter the size of your business or its niche, it’s likely you experienced some financial challenges during the pandemic and resulting lockdown of 2020. Consumers and businesses alike are needing to find ways to cut costs and streamline after a tough financial year, and if you own a business in the food or hospitality […]

Read More

How Londoners Can Tackle the Rise in Energy Prices

Energy regulator Ofgem has claimed that millions of people across the UK are set to see rises in energy prices in 2021, with the average increase being around £96 per year. Considering the economic challenges of the COVID-19 lockdown as well as the yearly energy spike that comes with heating homes in winter, many users […]

Read More