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  • Retrofit Coordinator
    Having qualified as a Retrofit Coordinator (PAS 2035) already in September 2019 before the position was in official operation, I am slowly hearing more noises and getting enquiries about the work. The Retrofit Coordinator position has been voluntary for ECO work since …

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  • Landlords update your property portfolio
    I was approached by a landlord who wanted to borrow against his existing properties and was asked by the bank to improve the EPC of one of the houses with an EPC in Band F before they could proceed with a loan. …

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  • MEES Advice
    I was approached by a landlord letting a flat with an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of 10 in Band G.  How do you bring a property so low on the EPC into Band E with a minimum of 39 rating, when …

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  • Superhome for sale
    The Low Energy House at £100 per year Having made all the improvements we had planned to undertake and more it is time for us to move on after enjoying our comfortable home in a great position for 8 years.  We are …

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  • Keeping warm in colder seasons
    Clients mentioned that their entrance hallway and cloak room were cold and asked if I could suggest energy improvements. This is a small lean-to extension to the main house with filled cavity walls.  The customers weren’t sure about the insulation leveI in …

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  • Superhomes open house event
    Visit Low Energy House in Bayston Hill Would you like to live in a home paying £47 per month for gas and electricity? This is the incredible monthly dual fuel bill for the Low Energy Home of the local Refurbishment Specialist. Claus …

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  • Improvements to rooms with sloping ceilings
    I have upgraded a bedroom in a dormer bungalow with no insulation in the sloping ceiling. The structural engineer agreed a system by which the purlin could be removed so that the stud wall could be moved further out and increase the …

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  • Above EPC Band F for private rental
    Having done an EPC for a private landlord, it shows that it is not too difficult to get a rating above EPC Band F as required from April 2018. This small pre 1900 cottage I surveyed recently has solid brick walls, which …

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