A marina on the shipping canal in the city center, Walsall Canal, Walsall, October 14, UK 2020

Find an EPC Assessor in Walsall

Walsall, a market city in the West Midlands, is only 10 miles from Birmingham. It is a part of the Black Country area and is home to a number of historic sites. The area was once an important centre for leather and light metal working. Coal, ironstone and limestone were also mined. This industry is […]

Lady checks wall heater with energy bill in hand

Baby It’s Cold Outside – UK Temperatures Plummet Triggering Cold Weather Payments – Scotland Hits -9.1C Overnight

Temperatures in the UK plunged overnight, with temperatures dropping to -9.1C for the Scottish Highlands. The cold weather has prompted the government to provide cold weather benefits to those with the lowest income in certain areas, while millions are struggling to keep their homes warm. A cold weather warning released from the UK Health Security […]

EPC exemptions

Which properties are exempt from EPC regulations?

Home owners and landlords of properties are aware of the need to obtain the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) for their property, and the obligation to present the certificate upon certain leasing or sales transactions.  There are very few exemptions to the EPC requirement, which are explained further… What’s the different types of EPC Exemption? The […]

Does your property have an EPC Rating of D or Worse and no Insulation? Government adds £1bn in grants to inusulate British homes

The goverment has announced an additional £1bn in grants to help British households insulate properties.  The funds, which is an extension to an existing scheme will target homes that have the worst energy performance as per their EPC ratings.  Homes which have an EPC rating of D or lower can apply for the scheme if […]

EPC Home energy Efficiency

How much can a Domestic EPC Assessor Earn?

A Domestic EPC Assessor can earn anywhere from £18,000 to £50,000 per year working approximately 35-40 hours per week. Why such a wide range of salary you may ask? This depends on many factors. According to Total Jobs a Domestic EPC assessor’s average salary is £29,000. This is of course if you were working for […]

Christ Church in Spitalfields London

Does London Really Have the Most Energy Efficient Homes in the UK?

Compared to other areas of the UK, London has some of the most highly rated housing. A recent study found that five London Boroughs ranked top for energy efficiency. These areas included Tower Hamlets, Bexley, London, Hackney, and Greenwich. The study also found that there were some differences in the proportion of homes between areas. […]

EPC Home energy Efficiency

Which areas in the UK have the worst rental energy efficiency by EPC rating?

The Spring’s MoveSmart platform, based on information from Propalt It has identified the regions where energy performance certification (EPC) rating are the lowest. Homes that were rented out located in Cleethorpes (Lincolnshire), Barrow-in-Furness (Cumbria), Westcliff-on-Sea (Essex), Grimsby (Lincolnshire) and Accrington (Lancashire) are among the lowest rating within the UK. Of the 683 homes owned by […]

UK grants for home insulation

Energy Efficiency: UK Severely Lags Behind Europe | 12 Million UK Homes EPC Rating D or Below | Insulation: Households could save £300 in new insulation scheme

BBC Research shows that as of two years ago, a staggering 12 Million homes have an EPC rating of D or below. In an effort to insulate Britains draghtiest homes the government has expanded a scheme which could save around £310 a year for UK households. The government will spend £1bn from next spring for […]