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EPC

An Energy Performance Certificate is required for properties when constructed, sold or let. The Energy Performance Certificate provides details on the energy performance of the property and what you can do to improve it.

THE NEW EPC REGULATIONS WILL CAME IN TO FORCE FROM 1 APRIL 2018 AND NOW REQUIRE ELIGIBLE PROPERTIES TO BE IMPROVED TO A SPECIFIED MINIMUM STANDARD.

All properties rented now need to be an E or above to be legally rented
1 April 2016
ALL domestic tenants have the right to request energy efficiency improvements to their properties. This applies to domestic properties let under longer term assured and regulated tenancies. Landlords will be unable to refuse consent to a tenants request to make energy efficiency improvements
1 April 2018
It will be unlawful to grant new leases of residential or commercial property with an EPC rating below an ‘E’
1 April 2020
The regulation will expand to apply to ALL residential privately rented property which are required to have an EPC.

 

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