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…

sound testing waves

Ultimate Guide to Sound Insulation Testing

Sound insulation testing is a key part of new build developments – whether it’s just two dwellings or a massive development of new homes, you’ll need to have a sound insulation test done. To help you understand the process of sound insulation testing, we have put together this helpful guide which details everything you need…

Solar Panels

Best Renewable Energy Sources For Your Home

Renewable energy sources are becoming more accessible and affordable than ever before and because of this, homeowners increasingly decide to invest in this technology over other energy sources. Renewable energy not only helps reduce your carbon footprint and save the environment, it can also save you a lot of money on your energy bills. With…

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…

Air permeability Testing

Getting Your Project Ready For Air Tightness Testing

At Falcon Energy our engineers will be able to take you through the process and ensure the property we’re testing is fully prepared for optimal testing. However, it’s important you understand what this involves and how you can plan ahead for your appointment. What is air tightness testing? Air tightness or air permeability testing is…

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…