Assessment Recommendations (Domestic)

Energy assessment reports and certificates all contain recommendations as to how you could improve your energy efficiency. However, some of these are more useful than others. Additionally, what should you tackle first.

If you look up your certificate on our site, either using the RRN or your postcode, we have directly mapped additional information into the report. Alternatively, you can find out more about many of the common recommendations below:

Domestic EPC Recommendations

Find out about installing cavity wall insulation to your home to save you energy and money.

Install cavity wall insulation

Find out about adding solid floor insulation to your home.

Floor insulation (solid floor)

Find out about adding suspended floor insulation to your home.

Floor insulation (suspended floor)

Find out about adding heating controls (room thermostat and TRVs) to your home.

Heating controls (room thermostat and TRVs)

Find out about adding heating controls (room thermostat) to your home.

Heating controls (room thermostat)

Find out about adding heating controls (TRVs) to your home.

Heating controls (TRVs)

Find out about adding a hot water cylinder thermostat to improve your home’s energy efficiency.

Hot water cylinder thermostat

Find out about improving your home’s draught proofing to save you energy and money.

Improve draught proofing


Modern rubber draught seal
The black strip is a plastic draught seal on a modern uPVC door.

Modern brush draught seal
The grey strip is a brush draught seal on a modern uPVC sliding door.

Modern plastic draught seal
The white strip is a plastic draught seal on a modern wooden loft access hatch.

Self-adhesive plastic draught seal
An example of self-adhesive draught seal for retrofit draught proofing.

An open trickle vent
Trickle vents on modern windows help to prevent mould and condensation. Open vents allow controlled air movement.

A closed trickle vent
Closing trickle vents helps to prevent cold draughts in windy conditions.

Find out about improving loft insulation in your home.

Improve loft insulation

Find out about increasing the insulation on your home’s hot water cylinder to save you money.

Increase hot water cylinder insulation

Find out more about improving the energy efficiency of your home with solid wall insulation.

Internal or external wall insulation

Find out about reducing your home’s electricity consumption but upgrading to low energy lighting.

Upgrade to low energy lighting

Find out about replacing your home’s boiler with a new high efficiency condensing boiler.

Replace boiler with new condensing boiler

Find out about adding solar photovoltaic panels to your home.

Solar photovoltaic panels

Find out about adding solar water heating to your home.

Solar water heating

Find out about adding a wind turbine to your home.

Wind turbine

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