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How to make your home more energy efficient

Unlike many firms offering Energy Performance Certificates here at  Property Cert we are energy efficiency specialists. This means that not only are our Domestic Energy Assessors fully qualified and accredited to carry out inspections and issue Energy Performance Certificates, they also have an excellent knowledge of how you can improve your home’s energy efficiency and the types of products available to help you introduce your energy efficiency measures.

Improving the energy efficiency of your home can mean either making changes to the building, or simply changing your behavior in order to save energy. Energy Performance Certificates will give you advice on both of these areas.

Installing energy-efficient measures

Here is a list of some of the measures that the certificate might recommend: The cost of the measures recommended will vary, but the certificate will distinguish between those that cost under £500 (such as those above) and those that could cost more, such as double glazing or new heating systems. The certificate will also list further measures that will help achieve the highest possible ratings for the home, but which could be expensive and will take more than seven years to repay their cost in energy savings.

Behaviour Changes

There are also simple ways that you can improve your energy efficiency by changing how you use your home:

Other Energy Efficiency Improvements

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