We’re all doing our bit to reduce our energy consumption, in the face of the cost-of-living crisis and ongoing worries about the state of the world’s climate. We’ve noticed this ever-growing demand to cut consumption, improve the efficiency of the nation’s buildings and reduce our collective carbon footprint – across both residential homes and, increasingly, commercial buildings too.
what happens during an epc appointment? What is an EPC? EPC stands for Energy Performance Certificate. It is a legal document providing an overview of the energy efficiency of a property and is created by assessing the construction of the building, the type of dwelling and all of its energy features – this includes boilers, […]
In recent years, the British government has embarked on a concerted effort to improve the energy efficiency of our homes. Using grants for insulation and ‘greener’ energy sources, our housing stock is, gradually, being brought up to a higher standard which has benefits to both the environment and our wallets: increased energy efficiency means lower emissions and a smaller carbon footprint, as well as lower energy bills and more comfortable living environments.
There’s a lot that goes into our property marketing behind the scenes, from clever camera angles to post-production editing to remove anything from cloudy skies to errant wheelie bins. When you book an appointment with us you’ll be sent guidance on how to prepare your property for our operator’s arrival — anything from putting away the bins to giving the place a good clean — but if you want to get a good idea of what to expect, take a look at this blog.
Everyone likes a little makeover once in a while, which is why we’re pleased to let you know about the changes to the energy performance certificate (EPC). From the 20th September 2020, the government launched a new design with a more modern layout and special features exclusive to the digital version.
Have you ever wondered what era your home was built in? We’ve written a blog to help you find the answer and to discover the features that make your home part of the UK’s architectural landscape.
Whether you’re a landlord or perhaps a managing agent, it’s likely that you’ll be aware of the rules around the new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) which are set to come into force on 1st April 2020.
Here at Fourwalls, we like to support our staff in many ways, such as with flexible working or training opportunities. We have a network of freelance operators who work remotely and liaise with us in order to form a flawless working relationship, with seamless interaction between the team which allows us to provide the best service possible, using the best people. With four million people now working solely from home in the UK, is this the new modern way of working?