An EPC contains:
- Information about a property’s energy use and typical energy costs
- Recommendations about how to reduce energy use and save money
An EPC gives a property an energy efficiency rating from A (most efficient) to G (least efficient) and it is valid for 10 years
Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) are needed whenever a property is:
If you’re selling or renting your home, you must order an EPC for potential buyers and tenants before you market your property.
If you don’t get an EPC when you need one, you can be fined.
Buildings that don’t need an EPC – these include:
- Places of worship
- Temporary buildings that will be used for less than 2 years
- Stand-alone buildings with total useful floor space of less than 50 square metres
- Industrial sites, workshops and non-residential agricultural buildings that don’t use a lot of energy
- Some buildings that are due to be demolished
- Holiday accommodation that’s rented out for less than 4 months a year or is let under a licence to occupy
- Listed buildings
- Residential buildings intended to be used less than 4 months a year
Call our office on 020 8886 9462 to arrange an EPC on your property or to find our more information on EPCs.