Thursday, 6 October 2011

EPCs too hot to handle for UK landlords

The private property rental sector in the UK is falling behind in green standards with more than a third of landlords unaware of the energy performance of their properties, it is claimed.

According to the latest research from the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) more than one in six landlords, 17%, believe that their properties fell into the minimum category of energy efficient performance, the F & G Band of the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC).

From 2018 under the Government's Green Deal, the rental of properties performing to this level will be banned through the minimum efficiency standard.

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