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Tighter energy rules: Three things landlords need to know

Posted on 15/01/2019

With the Government tightening the MEES regulations to ensure that landlords contribute towards the cost of making properties warmer, what do you need to know?

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Energy efficiency rules for landlords – what are the exemptions?

Posted on 29/08/2018

Landlords are now required to meet Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards in their rental properties. What are some of the possible exemptions and how can you apply for one?

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New energy efficiency rules: final advice for landlords

Posted on 18/04/2018

With the introduction of Minimum Energy Efficient Standards (MEES), what do the new rules involve, how can landlords improve energy efficiency and why are ongoing improvements crucial?

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How to improve your EPC rating in five easy steps

Posted on 17/04/2018

As the government calls on households to improve their carbon footprint ahead of MEES legislative changes in April 2018, what simple changes can you make to ensure your property meets the new criteria?

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How could MEES affect rural properties?

Posted on 29/06/2017

As of April 2018, new legislation will make it illegal to let a property to new tenants that has an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating lower than E, but how could this affect rural properties?

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Energy efficient homes are becoming more important for tenants

Posted on 30/01/2017

Energy efficiency has become an important consideration for an increasing number of people in recent years, and this requires landlords to acknowledge the growing need for energy efficient rental properties.

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