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Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards

As of 1 April 2020, landlords of domestic rental properties in England and Wales with new or existing tenancies are legally required to comply with the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES). The MEES rating is currently set at 'E' or above. It encourages landlords with an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of 'F' or 'G' to undertake energy efficiency improvements to their property so that they may continue to let the property.

Our expert assessors are committed to helping landlords exceed minimum standards. We provide professional guidance on enhancing energy efficiency and recommend improvements that can significantly reduce energy consumption.


Our ultimate goal is to achieve optimal results with minimal investment.

So how can we help?

Should your EPC fail to meet the desired rating, rest assured that our assessors possess exceptional skills in analyzing on-site data and hold a deep understanding of EPC conventions. They will promptly identify the most efficient and cost-effective strategies to improve your Energy Performance Certificate rating.

Below are some examples of energy-efficient measures an EPC may recommend.

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Loft Insulation

Ensuring your loft insulation meets the recommended standard of 270mm is crucial. Regrettably, there are still lofts with inadequate insulation levels. Take action to upgrade your insulation today.

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Condensing Boiler

Upgrading your outdated boiler with a new condensing boiler is highly recommended. A significant number of these boilers boast an impressive efficiency rate of over 90% so you will see an immediate return on your investment.


Cavity Wall Insulation

This can result in significant energy savings, as well as a more comfortable living environment. In fact, according to some estimates, installing wall insulation can reduce heat loss by up to 35%.


Heating controls

By installing energy-efficient heating controls, not only can you save energy, but you can also enhance the comfort of your home. Additionally, this can lead to significant cost savings.


If you would like more information on improving your property's energy efficiency, please visit the Energy Savings Trust website here.

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