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Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)

The government introduced Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) in Northern Ireland for all properties marketed 'For Sale' on the 30th of June 2008. The legislation was made applicable to domestic rental properties from December 2008 and commercial premises in January 2009.


What exactly is an Energy Performance Certificate?

Energy Performance Certificates evaluate how energy efficient your home is on a scale of A-G. The most efficient homes (band A) should have the lowest fuel bills and are better for the environment. The average for Northern Ireland is a score of 50 (band E).

An Energy Performance Certificate is an 8 page document containing:

  • Graphical Representation of the Energy Performance of the property
  • Graphical Representation of the Carbon Footprint of the property
  • Estimated Energy use table
  • Summary of the homes Energy Performance related features
  • Recommendations to improve Energy Efficiency
  • Costs of possible Energy Savings

If recommendations outlined in the EPC are implemented it can help:

  • Reduce energy/fuel bills
  • Improve energy performance in the house
  • Cut carbon emissions

How do I get an Energy Performance Certificate?

Welet Property work closely with a successful team of energy assessors and can organize an EPC for both domestic and commercial property.

Welet Property will:

  • Liaise between tenant and Energy Assessor
  • Provide copies of the survey to landlord and potential tenants
  • Upload the EPC on our website