EPC Birmingham -Residential & Commercial Energy Performance Certificates
How soon can we have our EPC carried out?
We can fit the appointment time to suit your diary in some cases for residential
EPC's the inspection can be carried out the very next day.
Once I book online what's the next step?
As soon as the booking has been made and paid for online you will receive an order
confirmation email along with a receipt for your payment. You can then expect to
hear from our assessor within 24 hours of the booking to arrange an assessment time.
Once the Energy Assessor has visited the property you can expect to have your report
completed within 24 hours of the property being assessed. You will be emailed when
your EPC is ready for download.
Does everyone need an EPC?
The EPC is required by law when a building is constructed, sold or put up for rent.
Sellers or buyers of homes
All sellers of homes need to ensure that they have ordered an EPC before they put
their property on the market. The EPC must be available for potential buyers to view
within 28 days of marketing.
If you are a landlord, you'll need to make an EPC available to prospective tenants
the first time you let a home after 1 October 2008. An EPC is only required for a
property which is self-contained, and is valid for 10 years.
An EPC isn't required when a tenant rents a room and shares facilities.
If you are interested in renting a property then an EPC must be made available to
you free of charge. An EPC is only required for a property which is self-contained,
and is valid for 10 years.
If you are a prospective tenant, an EPC isn't required when you rent a room and share
If you are not in one of the above categories
Even if you do not fall into the above categories, you can still apply for and receive
an Energy Performance Certificate. This may be because you want to know what the
energy efficiency of your home is and implement improvements suggested by the recommendation
Certain public buildings must have a Display Energy Certificate (DEC) which contains
similar information to an EPC, to enable visitors and users of the building to see
its energy efficiency rating.