Development Sustainability Plan

How To Plan A Sustainable New Build

When it comes to new home development, sustainability, energy efficiency and eco friendly housing is now one of the most important factors to home buyers. With homes being the cause of a large proportion of carbon emissions, the government is introducing even more schemes to ensure that new build homes are as environmentally friendly and…

Commercial Office Building

How To Make Commercial Buildings More Energy Efficient

With energy efficiency becoming a huge focus for the UK government, homeowners and businesses are increasingly looking for ways to not only save money on energy, but to help reduce their carbon footprint and energy wastage. Businesses of all sizes tend to use a lot of energy throughout the day, whether you work in an…

Solar Panels

How To Reduce Carbon Emissions In Your Home

With climate change becoming a more prominent issue that is being discussed around the world and the UK government putting in place measures to reduce carbon emissions, assessing your carbon footprint is extremely important. Homes are some of the worst offenders for producing harmful emissions that contribute to climate change, so doing your bit to…

Semi Detached Houses

Common Sources Of Air Leaks In Properties

If you’re constantly feeling draughts in your home, noticing that it doesn’t keep the heat in or out very well or some rooms struggle to maintain a regular temperature, then there’s a very good chance that you have an air leak in your home. Whilst this is quite a common issue and can be simple…

Homes To Let

Important Change to EPC Regulations For UK Lettings

For any individual or business letting or leasing a residential property, an important change in EPC regulations in the UK came into effect from 1st April 2020. If you require assistance from our team to ensure you meet these regulations, don’t hesitate to get in touch for our EPC services and energy assessments to discover…

Home Thermometer

What Temperature Is Best For Your Home?

The best temperature for your home is very subjective and can differ based on a range of metrics, such as how efficient your home is, how big it is and the age of the people living there. However, to help you understand the most efficient way to heat your home and the recommended ideal temperature…

Accurate Home Floor Plan

Floor Plans: Why Accuracy is Key to Selling or Renting your Property

Floor plans have become an integral component of a property listing. They are essential both from a technical perspective, allowing buyers to survey the dimensions of each room and from a marketing perspective, in that they form eye-catching pieces of property information that buyers value. Floor Plans and EPCs A 2015 report from Property Academy…

Planning Energy Statements

How We Work With Developers: From A Single Build To A New Town

When working on a new build construction, there are a lot of elements that need to be considered in order for the build to meet legal requirements. In regards to energy, Building Regulations require SAP calculations and EPC certificates to be provided. At Falcon Energy we are experts in energy conservation and have worked across…

New house build

What Are SAP Calculations? A Beginner’s Guide

When undertaking an extension on your home, or a development of properties, there are a lot of things you need to consider to ensure your building is compliant with all regulations. One of the most important considerations for your property development is a SAP calculation. If you’re not sure what this means, or whether you…

Landlords energy guide

The Ultimate Energy Guide for Landlords

From April 2018, new laws were introduced that stated any properties in the private rented sector must reach minimum energy efficiency standards (MEES) of an EPC rating of E or higher. To help you understand what this means for you, how to improve your rating and the benefits of doing so, we have put together…