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.
Yes. 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.
Essex Property Centre will 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 £70.00 + VAT. Essex Property Centre will keep a digital copy of the EPC in case it is ever misplaced.
A valid EPC will last for 10 years and can be used for multiple tenancies within that period.
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