Assessment of household energy usage.
Certificates give properties a rating from A to G and the extent to which this can be lowered if the recommendations of the Domestic Energy Assessor preparing the certificate are adopted.
Dwellings offered for sale must have an EPC that is not more than 12 months old and from October 2008 rental properties must have a certificate that is not more than 10 years old.
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Synonym = EPC