Facebook Pixel

⚡ 5 LOW-COST ways to improve your Energy Performance Rating! ⚡

Rightmove has identified 5 ways that Landlords and other property owners can improve their property’s EPC rating - some for well under £100! 💰

➡ EPCs are a legal requirement for a building to be sold, let or constructed 👩‍⚖️
➡ Validity: 10 years ✅
➡ EPCs were first launched in 2017 🚀
➡ Current legislation requires Buy-to-Let properties have at least an EPC rating of E or above 📜
➡ The Government is proposing an increase to a C rating for all new Tenancies by 2025 and for all existing tenancies by 2028 💹
➡ Current average home rating: D or E 📊
➡ 19 million UK properties need upgrades to meet EPC band C 🏡
➡ Approximately 59% of homes have a D, E, F or G rating 😟
➡ Can cost on average £18,000 per home 😲
➡ 5 LOW-COST methods to get started (costs are based on averages): 🚦

1️⃣ Switch to use low energy lighting (£38) 💡
2️⃣ Insulating the hot water cylinder (average cost £23) 🛀
3️⃣ Draught-proofing single glaze windows (£100) 💨
4️⃣ Increasing loft insulation (£223) 🔥
5️⃣ Upgrading heating controls (£400) 🕹

🙋‍♀️ If you would like more information on whether your property's energy performance meets current standards, get in touch with our EXPERT team 🦹‍♀️🦸‍♂️


#cavendishexperts #epcs #energyperformance #landlordsuk #tenants #lettingagents #compliancesolutions

MAIN IMAGE! 📸: Recently LET by Cavendish Residential, Estate and Lettings Agency in Nottingham https://cavendishproperty.co.uk/property/550 www.cavendishproperty.co.uk/landlords 

Posted 07 June 2021
by Ali Baylav Managing Director Cavendish Residential

Want more daily property news? Follow us on LinkedIn.

Search your perfect place to Rent
Search your perfect place to Buy
Looking to sell?
Looking to invest?