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Green landlords News and Events Updates
Marlborough Area Board Manager has offered to sponsor DECC Green Deal leaflets for private landlords.
Green Deal Cashback Scheme is open to owner-occupiers and landlords. Find out how here...
Are you living in cold, draughty, rented accommodation that is off the gas grid? Last winter Sam and Jake produced thermal images of eight typical 'hard-to-treat' homes in the Marlborough area. We discovered that people who live in privately rented, off gas-grid homes are most vulnerable to fuel poverty. This is because many of these rural dwellings have solid walls and use expensive oil, LPG or electricity for heating. You can read our full report here...
Do you know that from 2018, landlords must ensure that their privately rented properties meet a minimum energy efficiency standard or EPC rating of ‘E’? We are planning to write to all the private landlords in the area to alert them to the government's latest Green Deal offers, so that they can comply with this new law in good time.
Here is some information which might persuade your landlord to go 'green':
You can also check out our latest video which explains how both tenants and landlords can benefit from retro-fitting biomass, district heating in off gas-grid, rural properties:
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