Category: Energy Performance Certificate

EPCs and Mortgages: What You Need to Know

What is an EPC? Valid for ten years, an Environmental Performance Certificate (EPC) is a guide given to possible new tenants of a property that provides them with information about its efficiency. It involves details on energy consumption, estimated costs of running the home and a summary of energy performance related features. It’s particularly useful if the new tenants wish to improve the current energy efficiency of the house and, with permission from their landlord, they can now undertake measures on rented properties. The higher the energy rating, the more marketable the building will be as it’s less costly...

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EPC Ratings Explained

If you’re thinking of selling or renting your home out it is now by law that you need to make sure your home has an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). The EPC certificate will basically tell you how energy efficient your home is, how much energy your home is using, how much more efficient it could be by following recommendations & it also gives you a score relating to how much carbon your property is generating. The Commerical EPC, which is valid for 10 years, will give you a good idea of how expensive the property will be to run,...

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What is an EPC?

An energy performance certificate (EPC) is now a legal requirement if you are a selling, renting or building a property in the UK. One of the biggest costs over your life time in a property, whether you are buying or renting, is the cost of energy & heating your home or business. An EPC tells you how energy efficient your home or business (commercial EPC) is and how much it will cost to heat & light the property, what the carbon footprint is & what measures you can take to make the property more energy efficient & reduce costs...

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