Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)
An EPC is a certificate containing information about a property's:
- Use of energy and associated costs
- recommendations on how to improve efficiency and reduce energy costs
An EPC must be ordered prior to putting your home on the market. Failure to do so could lead to a fine.
An EPC must also be provided when a new property is built or rented out.
EPC's are awarded following an energy assessment survey carried out by an accredited Domestic Energy Assessor (DEA).
Gaynor Haliday, Legal researcher
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