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Energy Live News – Energy Made Easy – Risks of failing to get an up to date EPC in London

June 1, 2017

Every veteran property owner knows what an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) is and rightfully wary of being caught out without one. Fines, letting and selling restrictions and legal trouble are what you can expect dumped on your doorstep when you…

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Conservative manifesto: Energy efficiency focus, oil and gas support and ‘fracking revolution’

May 22, 2017

The Conservatives have pledged to maintain the UK’s climate change commitments through enhanced clean technology and energy efficiency funding, but the Party’s manifesto also proposes continued support for the North Sea oil and gas industry and an additional focus on…

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Energy Live News – Energy Made Easy – Efficiency standards for private rents are positive

May 18, 2017

New standards requiring privately rented properties in the UK to improve their energy efficiency ratings are a “very positive thing”. That’s according to Kilian Pender, CEO of the Green Deal Finance Company, which aims to provide customers with accessible financing…

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Energy Rating Requirement Reminder for Landlords

May 12, 2017

UK landlords have been warned to be aware of the energy rating of their rental property, as it is just under a year until a minimum energy rating for buy to let properties is introduced. From the 1st of April…

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Landlords in England and Wales urged to check energy ratings ahead of 2018 change – PropertyWire

May 11, 2017

Landlords in England and Wales are being reminded than in just under a year it will be illegal to rent a property in the private rented sector that does not meet a minimum energy rating. From the 01 April 2018…

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Green Deal Finance Company prepares to re-start issuing energy-saving loans

April 28, 2017

By admin | April 28, 2017 0 Comment The company behind the government’s Green Deal energy efficiency loan scheme is poised to start issuing finance packages once again. The Green Deal Finance Company (GDFC) was acquired in January by Greenstone…

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Landlords Warned About Energy Efficiency in Rental Property

April 25, 2017

Residential landlords have been warned about the new energy efficiency laws for rental properties due to be introduced next year. Lee Baron, a leading specialist in property management, is advising residential landlords to check the energy efficiency of their property…

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April 13, 2017

A call for action from the Energy Assessor Magazine Landlords who have F or G rated properties face them being unlettable next year unless they spend some serious money on improving their ratings, but it seems they are finding an alternative…

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Minimum energy efficiency standards being considered …

April 12, 2017

New proposals to ensure all privately rented homes north of the border meet a minimum standard of energy efficiency have been published by the Scottish government. The consultation seeks views on requiring all private rented sector properties to have a…

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Energy Efficiency Changes Unclear to Landlords

April 12, 2017

Nearly two-thirds of UK landlords are not fully aware of regulation aiming to improve energy efficiency in the buy to let sector laid out in the new Minimum Energy Efficient Standards (MEES) set to come into effect in April 2018….

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