Selling Energy Performance Certificates

Energy Performance Certificate information for home owners

Do I need an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)?

All Home Information Packs (HIPs) must contain an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC).

What is an EPC?

An EPC assesses the energy performance of a property, from “A” representing the most energy efficient property to “G” signifying the least energy efficient property. A qualified Domestic Energy Assessor will conduct the EPC test. EPC’s also indicate a building’s environmental impact by stating its carbon dioxide emissions. An EPC further outlines where potential energy and resulting financial savings can be made.

How much does an EPC cost?

The cost of an EPC is included in the cost of the Home Information Pack (HIP)

How long is an EPC valid for?

An EPC is valid for 10 years.

How do I order an EPC?

The EPC is included in the Home Information Pack (HIP)