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New EPC rules mean buy-to-let landlords could face costs of £8,500

Buy-to-let landlords can no longer claim a funding exemption from making their properties more energy efficient meaning they could be on the hook for improvement costs of up to £3,500 and fines of up to £5,000 if they fail to make necessary changes.

How to improve your EPC rating

If your property has been given an EPC rating of F or G, there will be a list of ways to improve the property, along with general costs of what you will need to spend on the work.

Common recommendations include:

Double glazing, as it keeps in much more heat than single-glazed windows.

Safestyle UK PLC (LON:SFE) have been manufacturing and installing affordable, high quality, energy efficient and secure windows and doors for homeowners across England and Wales for over 20 years.

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