By law, Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) are now required whenever a property is built, sold or rented. The good news is that you can’t fail and not qualify for the certificate. It is there to clearly show how energy efficient the property is, and recommends if it could be improved in the future.
You must order an EPC for potential buyers and tenants before you market your property to sell or rent. Once Naylor’s conduct the inspection, your property will be given a grading from A to G and will be valid for 10 years.
There are a few exceptions to the EPC ruling and these include: places of worship, temporary buildings, stand-alone buildings less than 50 square metres, industrial sites, workshops and non-residential agricultural buildings that don’t use a lot of energy, some holiday properties, and buildings due to be demolished.
Naylors are a fully accredited EPC assessor. We normally undertake the process when selling or assessing a property for rental.