(Energy Performance Certificates)
Why use Energy Performance Direct in Bristol?
Energy Performance Direct has completed hundreds of EPC’s in the region and Bristol, using up to date (2022) regulations we strive to provide a professional energy assessment service to everyone and have completed EPC’s on all kinds of properties from domestic to commercial and historic buildings in the city and region of Bristol, Somerset.
Our Services Provided in Bristol:
- Non-Domestic EPC Bristol
- Commercial EPC Bristol
- Industrial unit EPC Bristol
- Warehouse EPC Bristol
- Shop EPC Bristol
The proprietor is qualified as an ND energy assessor or NDEA and for using SBEM calculation software to produce Commercial EPC’s. Energy Performance Direct can also added value by providing floor plans suitable for marketing commercial property and can also provide photography and drone footage. In addition, Energy Performance Direct can provide Land Registry compliant Leasehold floor plans.
EPC’s are obligatory if you rent or sell your commercial property. Fines are applicable for non-compliance with providing your ND-EPC.
How energy efficient is your building? The grades in ND-EPC applicable buildings are rated A 0 to G 150 or more. where A is the most efficient and G the least. Property failing to get an E rating or better will be subject to the minimum energy efficiency standards or M.E.E.S that require the building to be upgraded by law. Energy Performance Direct offers this advice throughout the Bristol area.
We can provide EPC’s on the following building types in Bristol:
A1 – Shops for retail goods, retail warehouses, hairdressers, undertakers, travel and ticket agencies, post offices, pet shops, sandwich bars, showrooms, domestic hire shops, dry cleaners, funeral directors and internet cafes.
A2 – Financial and professional services. Financial and professional services such as banks and building societies and professional services such as estate and employment agencies.
A3 – Restaurants and cafes
A4 – Drinking establishments such as public houses, wine bars, or other drinking establishments such as pubs.
A5 – Hot food takeaways for the sale of hot food for consumption off the premises.
B1 – Businesses – Office premises
B2 – General industrial
C1 – Hotels, including boarding houses, guest houses, bed and breakfast establishments
C2 – Residential institutions such as residential care homes, hospitals, nursing homes,t boarding schools residential colleges and residential training centre.
C2A – Secure residential institutions used for the provision of secure residential accommodation, including such uses as a prison, young offenders’ institution, detention centre, secure training centre, custody centre, short term holding centre, secure hospital, secure local authority accommodation or used as a military barracks.
An energy performance certificate is a rating graph to give you an energy rating or the energy efficiency of a building. The graph shows a rating between A - G, the certificate will also let you know what you can do to improve your home/building's energy rating.
Yes you can check if a property has a valid EPC certificate for 2022 via the Government website here: https://www.gov.uk/find-energy-certificate
Yes, it is a legal requirement to have a valid EPC energy performance certificate when a home or building is constructed, sold, or rented. The EPC has to be available to potential buyers or rentals as soon as you put it on the market or make any building plans.
There is no uniform price for an EPC, it will depend on factors such as the size and or type of building or property. Get in touch with Energy Performance Direct for a professional quote.
How long does an EPC visit take to complete? Domestic assessments can take on average between 30 minutes and 40 minutes depending on the size of the property.
Landlords need to do an EPC (Energy Performance Certificate) every ten years.
Energy Performance Direct provides Energy Performance Certificates- EPC's for commercial and domestic properties, floor plans, lease plans, and energy consultancy services, based in Exeter we provide professional energy assessor services to Devon, Cornwall and Somerset.