Property EPCs: Essential and Useful

Property EPCs: Essential and Useful

If you are a property owner then the chances are you have heard of property EPCs before. If you have moved house in the last decade or so, then you will have had experience with property EPCs and realise just how valuable a document they are. For those who do not know, there is no need to panic as EPCs are simple documents meant to provide useful information which can help you to reduce your energy bills and make your property more energy efficient.

When do I need to have a property EPC by?

Property EPCs: Essential and UsefulWhen you are about to put your property on the market, your estate agent should inform you of the requirement to have a property EPC completed. You will have to make sure this is completed as soon as possible in order to avoid potentially hefty fines. The financial sanction for not having a property EPC before marketing can reach up to £5000 and will be issued by Trading Standards Officers. To add to this, you will still have to have a property EPC completed, so it is better all round to get one performed as soon as you think about moving.

What is the point of the property EPC?

The point to the EPC is, quite simply, to help reduce the amount of wasted energy properties in the UK produce annually. They are mandatory for landlords and property sellers to have before they market their property, but they can be obtained at any time. The suggestions for improvements to your property’s energy efficiency can help dramatically reduce your energy bills, and are a cost-effective way of making your property more desirable.

How do I get a property EPC?

Property EPCs: Essential and Useful. The property EPC is a great way to find out how much money you can save on your energy bills, as well as discovering ways in which you can improve the energy use in your building. In order to take advantages of the property EPC, fill out our online form and My London Tradesmen will start contacting different companies on your behalf. You will then be supplied with up to 3 quotes to help you reach and informed decision regarding which tradesman to employ.

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