UK landlords prefer to sell up than spend on EPC upgrades

The UK government’s EPC proposals to make rental properties more energy efficient may backfire, as a new survey suggests that most landlords would rather sell up than invest in green upgrades.

The survey by cleantech company, polled more than 1,000 landlords across the UK and found that 63% of them said they plan to sell properties rather than make energy-efficient improvements such as insulation