What is an EPC?

An EPC, or Energy Performance Certificate is a guide with information for prospective tenants and property buyers covering the property in question’s energy efficiency. EPCs detail how well and efficiently the said property uses energy and manages its use throughout the year. It also routinely states a calculated projected average cost of running the property based on the efficiency results.

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Energy Efficiency Tips

Being truly energy efficient in your home, office or property ensures that you spend less on energy bills and expenses. We use energy every day in the form of electric and gas for a range of purposes; to power various appliances, heat water and keep us warm and comfortable when it is cold.

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What are Building Regulations?

Building regulations are required for most types of building works and improvements in the UK. Building regulations for England and Wales is covered by the Building Act, 1984 and for Scotland is covered by the Building (Scotland) Act 2003. Legislation and laws pertaining to building regulations is constantly being reviewed, revised, updated and improved to reflect building best practices and keep up to date with any relevant occurrences in the UK.

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What is Planning Permission?

Planning permission is the authority and permission from a Local Planning Authority (LPA) that is needed for any qualifying property in order for works to be commenced. Planning permission applies to some properties and building projects more than others. Common examples of projects that need permission include:

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