Energy performance certificates
An EPC certificate records how energy efficient a property is and provides ratings on a scale of A to G.
EPCs 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 a property so they can consider energy efficiency and fuel costs as part of their investment.
An EPC is always accompanied by a recommendation report which lists cost effective measures to improve the energy rating. A rating is also given showing what could be achieved if all the recommendations were implemented.