Energy & Sustainability.

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February 21st, 2024

Future Homes Standard Consultation: A Detailed Overview

On 13th of December 2023, the Department for Levelling Up, Housing, and Communities (DLUHC) disclosed its eagerly awaited consultation on the Future Homes Standard (FHS), a pivotal update to the energy efficiency standards…

February 13th, 2024

Harnessing the Potential of Solar Panels at Home

As solar photovoltaic (PV) panels gain popularity as a sustainable energy solution for homes, it’s natural for potential buyers and other industry professionals to have questions about their functionality and benefits. This article…

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January 16th, 2024

Navigating the Road: Overcoming Electric Vehicle Range Anxiety

This article was written by Sava’s Energy Data Consultant, Sam Lott. In the ever-evolving landscape of sustainable transportation, electric vehicles (EVs) have emerged as a promising solution to mitigate environmental impacts and reduce…

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December 7th, 2023

What’s hot in housing? The power of heat pumps

Heat pumps are become more prevalent across the UK to power our homes’ heating requirements and they are only likely to become more popular, with enquiries about their usage and functionality currently on…

July 17th, 2023

Plugging into the Future

In this article, Johnnie Leather looks at domestic electric vehicle chargepoints, including types of chargepoints,  the electricity network and grid demand, and also shares some varying viewpoints about whether domestic electric chargepoints affect…

July 17th, 2023

Understanding the EPC

A lot of criticism about EPCs has been due to a misunderstanding of their true purpose and this article aims to address some of these misunderstandings. Click here for the article.

July 17th, 2023

F&G Properties and The Private Rental Sector

You can download and keep a copy of this article originally written in 2017.  It has been updated by Sava’s Dr Lisa Blake and residential surveyor Tim Kenny to reflect recent changes to…