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Make it ‘E’ or Higher!

EPC’s should be at grade ‘E’ or Higher!   Since April 1st 2020, most rental properties in Wales should have an Energy Performance Certificate displaying a rating of E or higher. If this is not the case, the property is likely failing to meet the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard requirements set by the UK Government. […]

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Selling your home in a pandemic

Energy Bill Shock

What Are EPCs?   The EPC or Energy Performance Certificate is a building’s official energy efficiency rating. The ratings range from A – the best – down to G – least efficient. If you are buying or selling a home on the market, then an EPC must be included in the sale documents, in addition […]

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Winter has been mild…

Have you noticed lately that the weather has been unseasonably mild, we’ve had very few cold days or frosty nights, and that’s due to the ever encroaching effects of climate change. That’s why it’s more important than ever that your home is well insulated and energy efficient so that you too can do your part […]

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Do you need an energy performance certificate for a listed building?

My home’s a listed building, do I need an EPC?

Many people think that listed buildings are exempt from Energy Performance Certificates but this is not the case, EPC regulations do not state that listed buildings are exempt from the requirement to obtain EPCs but rather they are exempt “insofar as compliance with certain minimum energy performance requirements would unacceptably alter their character or appearance”. […]

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