I am qualified to issue an EPC Certificate or Energy Performance Certificate which can be used for a variety uses. I cover West Midlands, Warwickshire and Worcestershire. Some of the major towns I cover are listed on this page.
What Is An EPC Certificate or Energy Performance Certificate?
An EPC is a document that contains information about a property's energy usage and typical ongoing energy costs. It also contains recommendations about how to save money by lowering energy usage.
An EPC will contain a properties Energy Efficiency Rating which is measured from A to G with G being the least efficient and A being the most efficient. Read more in our Energy Ratings Explained guide.
Do I Need An EPC Certificate or Energy Performance Certificate?
I am usually asked to carry out an EPC Certificate or Energy Performance Certificate for the following reasons:
- for a rental of a property
- for a sale of a property
Please note, you must have a valid EPC in place before you start to market your property either for sale or for rental and both are a legal requirement.
Who Can Produce An EPC Certificate or Energy Performance Certificate?
Only a Domestic Energy Assessor can produce a valid EPC Certificate for you. I am registered with Elmhurst Energy and able to produce these certificates for you.
What Does An EPC Certificate or Energy Performance Certificate Look Like?
Please see here.
What Does An EPC Certificate or Energy Performance Certificate Cost?
Prices for the rest of my services are here.
How Long Does a Domestic EPC Certificate or Energy Performance Certificate Last?
10 years. Please see here.
Buildings That Don’t Need An EPC
There are some exceptions. The following buildings do not need an EPC:
- places of worship
- temporary buildings that will be used for less than 2 years
- stand-alone buildings with total useful floor space of less than 50 square metres
- industrial sites, workshops and non-residential agricultural buildings that don’t use a lot of energy
- some buildings that are due to be demolished
- holiday accommodation that’s rented out for less than 4 months a year or is let under a licence to occupy
- listed buildings – you should get advice from your local authority conservation officer if the work would alter the building’s character
- residential buildings intended to be used less than 4 months a year