Landlords required to upgrade energy inefficient rented homes

The new measures are expected to save tenants an average of £180 a year on their energy bills

Inefficiency means ‘renters overpaying by £13m a month’

Pockets of inefficient rented housing in the UK mean tenants are overpaying on energy by around £13 million every month. That’s according to a new study by insurance firm AXA, which suggests despite UK landlords generally making significant energy efficiency improvements in the last two years, as many as 200,000 homes could still be in breach […]

£4.5m energy efficiency grant for 1,700 Scottish homes

Hundreds of homes in the social rented sector in Scotland are to benefit from improved energy efficiency as part of a £4.5 million initiative. The cash will be shared by 24 social landlords and local authorities towards the cost of installing energy-saving measures. Works such as solid wall and cavity wall insulation will be carried […]