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…

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…

Solar panels on home

All You Need to Know About Green Mortgages

In July, the Government has announced plans to work with mortgage lenders to develop ‘green mortgages’ for those who are looking to purchase homes. Here, we go into detail about exactly what a green mortgage is, when you can expect to see them introduced and the benefits of having one over a typical mortgage, What…

Solar Panels

Government Schemes for Renewable Energy

With the Government trying to reach their energy efficiency targets, they are currently running a few schemes and grants to promote the use of renewable energy. Whilst installing different energy efficiency technologies may seem expensive in the short term, in the long term you can reap the benefits by receiving cash back for generating extra…