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Energy Performance Certificates

An Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) is required for all homes whenever built, rented or sold.

If you are buying or selling a home it is now law to have a certificate. They are also required on construction of new homes and are needed for rented homes the first time the property is let after 1 October 2008.

The certificate records how energy efficient a property is as a building and provides A-G ratings. These are similar to the labels now provided with domestic appliances such as refrigerators and washing machines.

They are produced using standard methods and assumptions about energy usage so that the energy efficiency of one building can easily be compared with another building of the same type. This allows prospective buyers, tenants, owners, occupiers and purchasers to see information on the energy efficiency and carbon emissions from their building so they can consider energy efficiency and fuel costs as part of their investment.

An EPC is always accompanied by a recommendation report that lists cost effective and other measures (such as low and zero carbon generating systems) to improve the energy rating. A rating is also given showing what could be achieved if all the recommendations were implemented.

EPC'S are produced by accredited energy assessors.

As a George Property & Financial client again the burden is removed from you with the appropriate EPC - Service Booster, saving you time and money whilst ensuring the speedy completion of your property sale.

Simply fill in the form below and a George Property & Financial EPC surveyor will be in touch to arrange your EPC report.