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Energy Efficiency Regulations
From April 2018 the granting of a new tenancy with an energy efficiency rating of less than Band E will be banned. The course will look in detail at the impact of the regulations, the exemptions and how any necessary improvement could be funded at no expense to the landlord, including the Green Deal, ECO and the possible impact of Government intended direction of travel on energy efficiency.
The Energy Performance Certificate rating is of major significance and changes in how the rating is calculated will benefit many landlords currently impacted by the regulations. The ban may effect around 11% of the rented sector however the Government has indicated their wish to raise the minimum energy efficiency level of rented properties.
The trainer is an experienced landlord trainer and has been involved for many years in energy efficiency, including giving evidence to a Parliamentary Select Committee and chairing the Government's Advisory Committee for the energy efficiency regulations.
- Drivers of energy efficiency in UK
- The energy efficiency regulations 2015
- Other statutes affecting energy efficiency including Housing Act and Climate Change Act
- Green Deal and grants funding streams
- Energy Performance certificates (EPC) changes
- The exemptions to the energy efficiency regulations and the need for care when using the exemptions register.
After completing this course, you should be able to:
- Understand the main legislation dealing with energy efficiency
- Understand the operation of the Green Deal and factors affecting ECO grants
- Seek funding to assist in carrying out improvement works
- Appreciate the importance of the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) and how to benefit from the changes in its production.
- All landlords
- All agents
- Property Managers
- Anyone involved in property maintenance
Continuous Professional Development
Remember that Continuous Professional Development points (CPD) apply to RLA courses. You can also get CPD points for being a member of the Residential Landlords Association.
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Residential Landlords Association Accreditation Scheme
This course is worth 3 basic CPD points with the Residential Landlords Association Accreditation Scheme
RLAAS is a national scheme who aim to encourage, acknowledge and actively promote good standards and management practice by owners and to assist owners and tenants to undertake their respective responsibilities to each other.
RLAAS is open to all landlords who operate in the private sector, and accreditation is FREE. Members of RLAAS also receive a discount when enroling for a course operated by the Residential Landlord's Association.
To find out more, and what RLAAS means to landlords and tenants across the country, visit the RLAAS website.