Energy Performance. All rented accommodation will have an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) which the landlord is legally obliged to let you see. The EPC has an A to G rating system, where G is the poorest level of energy efficiency and A is the best.
You can search for your homes EPC here
Signs of Damp. When looking around a property, it’s important to look out for the tell-tale signs of a damp – smell, mould and condensation. A damp property is hard to heat and can have a significant impact on your wellbeing. Try and avoid damp properties or ask the landlord to take action.
You can find more information on damp here
Househunting Checklist. When looking for a new property follow our checklist: