Tips to make your rental property more energy efficient

Energy, energy, energy – it seems to the buzzword of the day at the minute. With environmental issues dominating the news agenda, people everywhere are starting to look at how they can be more energy efficient and ‘green’.

This includes landlords, who can carry out a number of measures to ensure their rental properties are up to scratch when it comes to improving energy efficiency.

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Boost for West Lothian landlords as rents rise on a monthly basis

After another busy autumn period the local rental market remains in rude health as landlords continue to benefit from a shortage of rental property stock.

In fact, according to new research, the average residential rent in Scotland is now 1.6% higher than 12 months ago. This means the typical landlord is generating an additional £9 per tenant, per month when compared with October 2014.

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The industry bodies – who are they and what do they do?

As a landlord, there are a number of bodies and groups you can become a member of or turn to for advice and support. But who are these bodies and what do they offer?


Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL)

Supporting and representing the interests of all landlords and letting agents throughout Scotland, the SAL campaigns for the recognition of landlords as an actual profession.

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