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…

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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…

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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…

SAP Calculations Infographic – Learn What’s Involved for New Builds

Discover the process of SAP calculations on new build properties: SAP Calculations are used to assess the carbon emissions and annual energy costs of a property and are best undertaken before building work commences.   The calculations are based on these key metrics: Elements of structure Heating and hot water system Internal lighting Renewable technologies…

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How Energy Efficiency Impacts the Value of Your House

Ensuring that your home is as energy efficient as possible is extremely important. Having a home that’s inefficient at retaining energy impacts negatively on the environment, and can also seriously impact the value of your property. Take a look through our guide below that details how energy efficiency impacts your home’s value and the how…

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Guide on EPCs for Landlords

If you’re a private landlord renting property in the UK, there have been recent changes to the energy efficiency standards for rental properties which you must comply with very soon. If you believe you have to make changes to meet the minimum energy efficiency standards for April 2018, get in touch with Falcon Energy on…

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Minimum EPC Ratings for Landlords from April 2018

From 1st April 2018, any property which is rented out in the private rented sector requires a minimum energy performance rating of E on an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). Now is the time for landlords to begin updating their properties to adhere to the minimum requirements before the law is enforced. Important dates 1st April…