What is an EPC rating?
EPC stands for Energy Performance Certificate. EPC rating is a measure of the overall property’s energy efficiency. Higher rating means more energy efficient home. This rating calculated based on the amount of energy used per square meter also the level of carbon dioxide emissions.
EPC rating explains
- property’s energy use and typical energy costs
- recommendations on reducing the energy costs
Is it a legal requirement?
It is mandatory to have an before you market the property is in the market for sell or rent.
EPC is valid for 10 years. It is mainly required by the buyers or renters to understand how much their energy expenses could be.