Most privately let property must have energy performance certificate rating of E or above.
Some property can be exempt from this standard for a range of reasons. Guidance on this can be found here:
Government website- Private rented sector energy efficiency
Landlords who create tenancies for non-exempted, F or G rated properties can be fined. After 1st April 2020, it will be unlawful for landlords to continue to let F or G rated properties.
If any energy efficiency improvements are required, you might be eligible for the following schemes:
- Eco-flex –Click here for information about eco flex on the Councils webpage.
- NEST – Click here to find out about the NEST scheme on their website.
If you have a substandard property, please contact us for advice and assistance before you give notice to tenants.