The EPC is a result of the Building Energy Performance Directive (EPBD), which came into
force in the UK as Section 5 of the Housing Act 2004. The EPC measures a building's internal
energy performance and rates certain parameters on a scale from A to G. The Epc Certificate
comes with a Recommendation Report that identifies areas for improvement. Valid for 10 years.
EPC must be provided before sale or lease. This allows future buyers and renters to consider
energy efficiency as part of their decision-making process.
With a few exceptions, a valid EPC is a legal requirement for new construction or if the building is sold or leased to a new tenant. If you want to sell or rent real estate, you need to outsource to an EPC company. This should be visible to future buyers or renters. EPCs not only impose fines of up to £5,000 but can also cause significant delays in sales and rentals.
Business EPCs can only be established by EPC-approved foreign residents. There are three
classes of commercial EPC, each of which requires a different level of the qualified resident.
The type of EPC required for non-residential buildings depends on the size and complexity of
the building and the heating and ventilation system.
Penalties for violations for any type of Epc Certificate!
Failure to provide the Epc Certificate to future buyers or tenants will result in a fine of £500 to
£5000 depending on the taxable price of the building. The application depends on commercial standards.
● Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards:
Secured Tariffs (FITs) provide long-term payments to individuals and organizations that
implement a variety of small renewable energy technologies. Full payment for FIT Solar is only
available if you purchase an EPC and have a grade of "D" or higher. There are some exceptions. Especially for energy projects in school and community.
As of 2018, it must meet the minimum energy efficiency standards commonly expected in EPC
ratings. Properties rated “F” or “G” cannot be sold or leased after April 2018 without work to
improve energy efficiency. Although there is some uncertainty in the application of this law,
many landlords are spending millions of pounds to be able to sell or rent the property after the deadline.
Their Epc Certificate:
They offer full Epc Certificate services to overseas clients with fast and responsive processing.
They deal with real estate of all sizes and types, and their clients come from people of all
disciplines, from both the public and private sectors. The experts can advise on the correct
assessment method to ensure that the certificate issued is valid and legal.
If your building does not meet the required EPC rating standard, they can help you improve
energy efficiency by applying their energy efficiency methodology to identify the best options at the lowest cost.