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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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Carmarthen Landlord Forum Libra energy & Estates Property Inspection Swansea

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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Winter is coming!

Winter is coming!

Or almost here.  Soon Christmas will be over and January will be upon us with cold winds, damp air and endless amounts of rain for the next few months.     Unsurprisingly it’s an expensive time of year for many homeowners who wind up spending more money than they should because their home is not energy […]

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Energy Performance Certificate

The different types of Energy Performance Certificates

Energy Performance Certificates were first introduced by the UK government in 2007. There's 3 different types of Energy Performance Certificates (EPC). The Domestic EPC used when selling or renting a residential property. The Commercial EPC used for business locations such as office blocks and factories. The Display EPC which is generally only found on government [...]
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Carmarthen Landlord Forum Libra energy & Estates Property Inspection Swansea

Find an Energy Performance Certificate

Did you know that the UK government allows you to check online whether a property as an active Energy Performance Certificate and all the information you need to get started is your postcode. Simply visit this web address: https://find-energy-certificate.digital.communities.gov.uk/find-a-certificate/type-of-property and enter your postcode after following the prompts.     It’s a great service that will […]

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