House buyers to get better energy information on prospective houses

Energy information on properties will be made clearer through new and improved Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs). According to the Government, homebuyers will now have a better idea of how to improve the energy efficiency of their homes. Alongside the recommendations for improvements, the new certificates will indicate to the consumer whether they can be funded […]

Government pushes low carbon buildings in new rules

The Government is pushing forward with proposals to cut carbon emissions in new and existing buildings. Its latest consultation on building laws is aimed at ushering in a wave of zero-carbon homes. Communities Minister Andrew Stunell this week announced the consultation on plans to change building regulations. The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) […]