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Commercial Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

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What is legally required?

Under the EU Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), of 2008 all commercial property in the UK, over 50 sq metres in size is required to have an Energy Performance Certificate (Commercial EPC) upon construction, or prior to sale or lease of the property.

The certificate is similar to those produced for domestic dwellings and assesses the energy efficiency of a building. The commercial EPC provides advice on how you can make cost effective improvements to your building to make it more energy efficient. It provides a detailed report including information on pay back periods, energy saving imrpovements and graphs on energy consumption.

Commercial EPCs are required upon construction, sale or lease for all non-dwellings, covering everything from small retail units to offices, industrial units and large scale commercial premises such as airports and public buildings.

There are exemptions to the requirement for a commercial EPC. These include:

How can we help?

We can provide competitively priced Commercial Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) for businesses that are being sold or leased.

Why choose our services?

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