Landlords must keep abreast of all new laws and regulations that apply to rental properties, including new energy efficiency standards.
With new energy efficiency rating standards coming into effect on 1 April 2018, the most popular investment landlords have made to improve the energy efficiency rating of their properties is revealed to be boilers.
A survey on energy efficiency
According to a survey commissioned by Paragon, the savings account and mortgage specialist, the majority of UK landlords are aware of and up to date with the new standards in minimum energy efficiency introduced earlier this year. Within the private rental sector, 93 per cent of properties are estimated to be within or above the minimum rating required.
When questioned about the upgrades each landlord has implemented in their property, 39 per cent of landlords admitted that they replaced the existing boiler in at least one of their rental …