These elements all effect the Energy Efficiency Rating and Environmental Impact Rating of your property as shown on your EPC.
Improving as many of these as possible will greatly improve your score. Always seek advice from reputable experts and it is usually a good idea to obtain up to 3 quotes for higher cost measures as it will give you an idea of the range of prices available as well gauging the quality of the workmanship too, always do your research!

Low energy lighting

Try to avoid old style Tungsten lights or halogen spotlights and instead opt for either low energy light bulbs or preferably LED lights.

Hot water cylinder insulation

It is good to insulate your hot water cylinder. A hot water cylinder jacket is cost effective and a great way to insulate your tank.

Hot water cylinder thermostat

If you have a hot water cylinder in an airing cupboard make sure there is a thermostat fitted like the one in the picture.

Heating system controls

Very important to control the time and temparature of your central heating system. This has a big effect on your EPC rating.

Thermostatic radiator valves (TRV's)

Most radiators should have one of these but not usually in the same room as a room stat.

Room Thermostat

Usually found on the wall in a hallway, remote /bluetooth room stats are becoming more popular.

Floor Insulation

If you floor is suspended timber floorboards it may be possible to have floor insulation installed.

Loft Insulation

It is always a good idea to ensure there is good insulation in your loft. Heat rises! this has a big effect on your energy efficiency.

Wall Insulation

For cavity walls find a reputable installer to advise if your walls are suitable. For solid walls they may advise internal/external wall insulation.

Windows

Very important to have good glazing in your home double or triple glazed should be fitted where possible otherwise consider secondary glazing.

Gas / Oil Boilers

Central heating systems must have an efficient boiler as it can have a massive effect on your EPC. A reputable plumber/heating engineer would advise whats best for your home.

Renewable Energy

Very poular new technologies for heating your home and water; Solar thermal systems, Solar PV panels, Ground / Air source heat pumps, Biomass boilers. Always research well when looking at new technology - Seek advice and ensure you are dealing with a reputable company.

Domestic EPC Register

Check this link to check if your property already has an EPC

EPC Info gov.uk

Check this link for more Information about EPC's from the government.

Commercial EPC Register

Check this link to check if your commercial property has an
existing EPC.

EPC Info. Energy Savings Trust

Check this link for more information about EPC's from Energy Savings Trust website
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