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What is the Energy For Londoners Programme?

The current energy market is causing a number of issues for people across the UK. Many households are now facing fuel poverty and cannot afford to heat their homes. Energy bills are too high, homes are poorly insulated, and properties with low energy efficiency ratings are polluting our air and contributing to the environmental crisis […]

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10 Energy Saving Tips For Your Home

Are you looking for ways to make your home more energy efficient, reduce environmental harm, and save money? Well look no further – Here are our top 10 tips on how you can save energy in your home:   Limit your electricity usage  Try to limit the amount of electricity you use in an average […]

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Lost City of London? Capital Sinking into the Sea

A new report has found that London is among a handful of cities identified as being under threat of ‘sinking’ as global warming results in a rise in sea levels. The study suggests that sea levels will increase several meters over the next 50 years. The report claims that some of the world’s coastal cities, […]

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London Landlords Divided Over Buy-to-Let

There is currently concern amongst UK landlords regarding the buy to let market. The concern has been brought about by several issues including a change to tax regulations, increased burdens brought about by new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) and cooling house prices reducing profits. The challenges are especially tough in London, of which our […]

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Why you need a fresh EPC in London

Anyone who is selling a property in London has to have an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) for the property. This is a legal obligation. However, it’s not just having an EPC that is important. The EPC should also be up to date, in order for the information it contains to be as useful as possible. […]

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Can a low EPC rating prevent me from getting a mortgage?

If you are buying a property to let, you may not realise just how important it is for the property to have a good Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating, especially in London. The same applies if you already own a property that you rent out and you want to secure a further mortgage. Regulations which […]

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Why Get an EPC?

Firstly, you need to get an EPC as it is a legal requirement. The Buildings Energy Performance Directive 2002 (EPBD) introduced the legal requirement for a valid EPC when a building was being sold, rented or constructed. An EPC is needed before the property can be placed on to the market. The legal requirement for […]

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Thinking About Energy Efficiency When Renting Out a Property

Having an EPC is not only legally required when renting or selling a property in the UK, but it can help a landlord increase the appeal of their property and maximise the rent they receive. An up to date domestic EPC is essential for the landlord who wants to enter rent negotiations in the strongest […]

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Style and Sustainability: City of London Going Green

London stands out for its iconic style, its history and its heritage. We are proud to have a London based EPC team settled in the heart of the city. Many of its landmark buildings are recognisable across the Globe, whilst humbler buildings surround the locals with trademark London style. Whilst London’s got the look, there’s […]

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How to Calculate Energy Efficiency of Your Home

Has your home been feeing extra cold lately, no matter the number of brightly coloured throws and pillows you’ve been throwing around the room? Is your great wall of draught excluders no longer keeping the chill at bay? And do you stand in front of an open fridge to warm up during the winter months? […]

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