February 26, 2019

Moves by the Government to improve energy efficiency in colder rented homes could see higher rents as a result.

That’s the view of Alastair Wilson, partner in Sutton Scotney-based BCM Rural Property Specialists, after energy and clean growth minister Claire Perry reveal...

Gas hobs and boilers could be banned from new homes within six years to meet carbon emissions targets.

Property developers would not be allowed to connect new-builds to the gas grid after 2025, official guidance says.

The proposals, unveiled today, would put an end to ne...

Landlords could be liable for massive fines, without realising they are doing anything wrong.

It’s not exactly been a great couple of years for the nation’s landlords. 

It seems like every couple of months there are new rules for them to get to up to speed with, from hig...

How switching to an eco-friendly utility can help you

We are always being told that energy saving measures like fitting solar panels are good for our businesses, but sometimes it is less obvious why that is. Regardless of what your business is, owners need to be aware o...

February 18, 2019

A report has claimed 2.5 million Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) are wrong because of flaws in measurement standards and practices.

The investigation by property technology solution, Spec, discovered around half of EPCs were so inaccurate the properties would nee...

Abu Dhabi is home to one of the world’s largest solar farms. Credit: MASDAR

Sodium sulfur technology was first explored by Ford as a possible source for electric trucks in the 1960s. But the sodium and the sulfur have to be heated to 300º Celsius to function properly, a...

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Solar power companies in Southeast Asian that are competing for land with agriculture, industry and expanding populations have found an innovative alternative: placing floating panels in lakes, dams, reservoirs a...

Millions of Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) could be incorrect, due to poor training among assessors and wrong measurements on properties, research warns.

The study, by property technology solution Spec, warns that estate agents may not be meeting their cons...

  •  The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act comes into affect on March 20

  •  It will mean tenants can take their landlord to court over cold and mouldy homes

  •  It is hoped the new regulations will force landlords to carry out repairs in homes

A new law i...

February 12, 2019

Up to 2.5 million Energy Performance Certificates in the UK are wrong due to inaccurate measurement standards and practices and it means landlords could be unwittingly breaking the law.

One in four EPCs record the size of a property so inaccurately that it varies by mor...

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