Category Archives: Messages

Elmhurst Energy welcomes Government’s positive statements on retaining all EU Energy Efficiency laws

Elmhurst Energy welcomes Government’s positive statements on retaining all EU Energy Efficiency laws Elmhurst Energy, the leading energy performance measurement specialists, has welcomed positive statements in ‘the Department for Exiting the European Union’ white paper document, the Great Repeal Bill.  This publication provides the most significant statement from Government to date, which assures the continued… Read More »

CAN YOU DO MAGIC EPCs?

A call for action from the Energy Assessor Magazine Landlords who have F or G rated properties face them being unlettable next year unless they spend some serious money on improving their ratings, but it seems they are finding an alternative solution which is only likely to gain in popularity in coming months. What’s the… Read More »

Energy Efficiency Changes Unclear to Landlords

Nearly two-thirds of UK landlords are not fully aware of regulation aiming to improve energy efficiency in the buy to let sector laid out in the new Minimum Energy Efficient Standards (MEES) set to come into effect in April 2018. The 2015 Energy Efficiency Regulations set out minimum energy efficiency standards for England and Wales,… Read More »

Energy reforms come into force 1st April 2017 – GOV.UK

Homes across Great Britain will get extra support to make their homes cheaper and easier to keep warm thanks to Government reforms that have come into force 1st April 2017. Energy suppliers to focus help on vulnerable households Part of plan to improve energy efficiency of 1 million homes by 2020 Homes across Great Britain will… Read More »

SAVA CHANGES ‘THREATEN FUTURE OF HCS’

Residential property surveyors who are members of SAVA are being hit by a “triple whammy of more work, more cost and more risk”, according to an energy assessor association. West Country assessors’ group DCHI said changes being introduced by the NES-owned organisation are believed to result from increased claims over surveys, which may result from… Read More »

New Green Deal imminent as private owners improve offer

The Green Deal will be re-branded over the summer as the new private sector owners prepare to re-launch the failed government scheme with improvements to how finance loans can be accessed, alongside a direct marketing strategy. Greenstone Finance, which bought the Green Deal Finance Company (GDFC) earlier this year alongside Aurium Capital Markets for £40… Read More »

Investing In Renewable Energy: A Viable Opportunity?

The renewable energy sector has been gaining the attention of the investment community in recent years. Following the trend, players both big and small are investing in renewable energy by buying stakes in existing companies or by starting their own businesses in the sector. According to a recent report by Private Equity International (‘The 2016… Read More »