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Why You Should Aim For A Great EPC Survey Grade

All domestic properties, rented or owned, and certain commercial properties require an energy performance certificate (EPC). Brought in in August 2007, the EPC was initially part of the home information pack (HIP), but when that was made obsolete several years later, an EPC survey became mandatory on its own. An EPC is basically a report of a buildings energy efficiency and CO2 emissions. It gives a building a grade ranging from the best (‘A’), to the worst, or least efficient, (‘G’). Having a better grade can have a myriad of benefits for a property. When it comes to getting the best...

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Advice On Energy Performance Certificate Surveys

Energy Performance Certificate Surveys may only be conducted by accredited Domestic or Non-Domestic Energy Performance assessors and only concerns aspects of the property that influence energy efficiency. In order for an Energy Performance Certificate Survey to be conducted, the assessor will need to have access to all rooms and spaces in the property. This is so they can fully assess the electrical equipment and insulation that will affect the energy efficiency of the building. Click epc survey for all your Energy Performance Certificate Survey needs. Aspects that will be inspected as part of the Energy Performance Certificate Survey include fixed light fittings, windows...

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Commercial Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)

When selling or letting a non-dwelling property you may be legally required to make a commercial Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) available to potential buyers or tenants. This information must be provided prior to the completion of a contract, typically during a viewing of the property or when providing written information to a prospective buyer or tenant. A commercial EPC provides a graded rating for the buildings energy efficiency with G being the least efficient and A being the most efficient. If your property fulfils the requirements for a commercial EPC, you must have a certificate commissioned within 7 days...

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Energy Performance Certificate Survey

An Energy Performance Certificate Survey (or EPC Survey), completed by an accredited Energy Performance assessor, gives you a graded score for the energy efficiency of your building and gives you details on how to improve it. In order to perform an EPC Survey, the DEA (Domestic Energy Assessor) will need to inspect the property for the construction of the walls and roof; signs of wall-cavity insulation; energy-saving devises; the number and installation date of double glazed windows; the number of open and closed fireplaces; make and model of boiler; the number of low energy light-bulbs; type of heating system...

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