Sava EDGE.

Welcome to Sava EDGE; a searchable, online collection of practical and technical information and other resources for residential property professionals

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…

June 8th, 2023

Technical Bulletin 43 – June 2023

- Landslip property risk case study - Further tales of our favourite non-native invasive species - Plugging into the future (electric vehicle chargepoints) - F and G (EPC rated) properties and the private rented sector - Understanding the EPC

February 11th, 2023

Domestic Battery Storage

Johnnie Leather discusses the prospect of using domestic battery storage to power our homes and how they can help combat the ongoing energy crisis. The use of batteries in our society is now…

February 10th, 2023

Climate Change – How it Affects Our Homes

After a year of extreme weather events and in the month that the RICS launched its revised consumer guide on flooding warning that extreme flooding could become more common in the UK due…

February 10th, 2023

Safety Glass – Types, Standards, and Reporting

In this article, we look at some of the different types of glass used in residential property, the standards of safety glass, and the reporting requirements of residential surveyors. Why is safety glass…

September 10th, 2022

Underfloor Spray Foam Insulation

Waltham Forest Borough Council has recently undertaken a comprehensive retrofit of energy efficiency measures on a property at 47 Greenleaf Road, a typical Victorian end terrace property in Walthamstow, east London. Built in…

September 8th, 2022

Technical Bulletin 41 – September 2022

- EPCs and home surveys - Heat pumps - the future for home heating? - Underfloor spray foam insulation - Lime mortar - history with case studies - Working from home and planning permission