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EPC from Capital Homes

By: Capital Homes  15/11/2013
Keywords: energy management, Energy Assessor, domestic energy assessor

From 1st October 2008 it is a legal requirement for all landlords to provide an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) for any property that they rent out. This certificate has to be available for prospective tenants. An EPC is a certificate that shows in detail the energy performance of a building. The certificate will give the properties an easy to understand rating of its energy efficiency using a scale of A-G (A being the most efficient and G being the least efficient) along with any recommendations to improve the properties efficiency and save money following an on site survey carried out by an accredited Domestic Energy Assessor (DEA). A DEA can be provide on request. The Domestic Energy Assessor (DEA) will conduct a survey of the property which will involve looking at, and detailing the following: The construction type of the external walls Ascertaining the properties age The types of windows and doors All room and water heating systems Loft space (to measure loft insulation levels) The properties fuel meters Any fixed lighting As a landlord you must ensure that an EPC is provided for your properties.

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