ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATES (EPCs)
All you need to know about Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) when letting a property.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
1. Do I need an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)?
It has been a legal requirement, since 1 October 2008, for all landlords to have a valid EPC for their property before it can be let.
2. What is an EPC?
An EPC assesses the energy performance of a property, from "A" representing the most energy efficient property to "G" representing the least energy efficient property. It must be carried out by a qualified Domestic Energy Assessor and will also show a building's environmental impact by indicating its carbon dioxide emissions.
3. How long is an EPC valid for?
A valid EPC will last for 10 years and can be used for multiple tenancies within that period.
4. How do I order an EPC?
Move estate agents are able to arrange for an EPC to be carried out on your behalf in order to avoid any delays letting your property. The cost of an EPC will be £75 (including VAT) Move estate agents will keep a digital copy of the EPC in case it is ever misplaced.
For more information on how we can arrange your EPC immediately, call your local Move estate agents office.