Under a new raft of legislation proposed by the government in its mission to create a ‘greener’ country, domestic and commercial landlords will need to get their properties up to scratch - or face a wealth of hefty penalties.
Many people will be asking ‘What is an EPC?’ An Energy Performance Certificate is the result of a myriad of expert Building Surveyors, Home and Commercial Energy Assessors inspecting a building’s energy consumption and carbon emissions.
Following the European Commission's requirements to reduce Europe's CO2 emissions by 80% by 2050, the UK Government will be introducing a new initiative in October, the Green Deal, which may change the future of solar energy.
EPCs ordered at giveaway prices are proving more costly to landlords and homesellers than they could ever expect. A new breed of EPC providers are taking customers money and not delivering the EPC certificate. We look at the reasons behind this.
We wring our hands and blame the politicians for their failure to make the changes needed to reduce CO2 emissions by not reaching agreement in Copenhagen, but all change starts in a very small way, a way we must all play our part in.
Home Information Packs (HIP) are becoming more widely understood amongst the general public. However, with the Home Information Pack’s existence we have seen risen some urban myths. Now is the time to dispell a few.
Landlord and Tenant insurance providers like HomeLet and Letsure are now pat of the new Barbon Insurance Group Ltd. One of their agents jml property Services is very pleased to hear that the re-branding is complete.