Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES)

In six months’ time, on 1 April 2020, minimum energy efficiency standards will apply to existing domestic tenancies as well as new tenancies. These minimum energy efficiency standards mean that you cannot rent out a property below an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of E. This applied for all new tenancies (including renewing or extending) […]

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Advice in Southampton

We’re proud to be a member of the Advice in Southampton partnership, providing an integrated and seamless advice service for the city’s residents. AiS ensures local people can access general and specialist support on a wide range of issues, without having to tell their story time and again to different agencies. Advice, information and guidance […]

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Winterising Your Home

Frozen and burst pipes are not something anyone wants to experience, especially when you need your heating and hot water to be working. Why do water pipes burst in cold weather? When water freezes, it expands and that pressure can rupture pipes. So what can you do to prevent them freezing in the first instance? […]

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Storage Heaters

Storage heater

Storage heaters are a great option for households that use electricity to heat their homes or for those who want to zone their heating, for example those with rooms that are occupied infrequently. The heaters work by storing heat from electricity at night and gradually releasing it when it’s needed the following day. Typically, if […]

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