A Guide to Government Grants for Insulating your Home

Having a well-insulated home is a huge factor in keeping your home at desired temperatures during all seasons, it keeps it warm in winter and cool in summer. As well as this, it can save you money by making your home very energy efficient. Not only does it make your energy bills more cost-effective, there’s a chance that you could get it for free through the government-backed Energy Company Obligation (ECO) energy efficient scheme.

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How to keep your house cool during summer

This summer has seen record-breaking breaking temperatures across Great Britain, and it doesn’t look like the heat wave is going anywhere anytime soon. As much as us Brits love the long summer nights, endless BBQs, and beer garden weather, we’re not a fan of long sleepless nights tossing and turning in a pool of sweat. Unlike warmer countries we don’t have energy guzzling air con in our homes to cool us down, so we’ve provided you with our top tips below to keep your house cool during the warmer months.

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How to improve your rental property’s EPC rating

If you’re a landlord you’ll understand how confusing it can be with all the new laws and legislation coming into the rental property market. The latest in a whole host of rules and regulations is the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). Since April 2018 landlords of privately rented domestic and non-domestic properties must ensure that their rental properties reach at least an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of E before granting a new tenancy to new or existing tenants. Existing tenancies are allowed to run until 1st April 2020 before the property is upgraded.

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