Helping landlords save energy

The Energy Saving Trust has issued a new guide to help landlords get their properties up to minimum energy efficiency standards. Energy bills have increased for around 22 million energy consumers – and more rises are expected later this year. Those living in private, rented accommodation may be hit especially hard as they are unable […]

Landlords say they will prioritise better energy efficiency ratings

A quarter of landlords say they are likely to avoid buying properties with a low energy performance certificate (EPC), according to research by Shawbrook Bank. Proposed government changes to the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard are likely to impact buying preferences the survey shows. Of the 1,000 landlords questioned by the Shawbrook Bank, nearly a third of […]