An Energy Performance Certificate contains:
- An energy efficiency rating from A (most efficient) to G (least efficient) and is valid for 10 years (or until a replacement is produced).
- Current and potential costings for heating, lighting and hot water for dwellings.
- A summary of the property's energy performance related features for dwellings.
- Recommendations on how to improve the energy efficiency of the property with explanations.
EPCs are required whenever a property is:
An EPC is required for potential buyers and tenants before a property is marketed to sell or rent.
The owner of the property is not obliged to implement any of the recommendations.
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