March 4, 2020

Domestic EPC Explained

Energy Performance Certificate Header.

Energy Performance Certificates- Address Details

Energy Efficiency Rating of an EPC.

Energy Performance Certificates-Rating Chart

The graphical illustration on EPC indicates the energy efficiency rating for the property. The higher the figure in the ‘current’ column the more energy efficient the property is. The figure in the’ potential’ column is in direct relation to recommendations which appear later in the report.

Summary of property Elements in an EPC.

Energy Performance Certificates-Summary of Elements

Features of an EPC is on a scale of very poor (least efficient) to very good (most efficient). The rating appears automatically on an EPC by the software on the entries by the assessor, the higher the rating better the description of the element is.

Recommendations in an EPC.

Energy Performance Certificates-Recommendations

Based on the information which has been input about each individual dwelling, the software will calculate suggestions for improving the energy efficiency, and these will be in the format as shown below:

Details of the Assessor and Accreditation Scheme in an EPC.

This part of the EPC gives full contact details of the Energy Assessor who carried out the assessment. Any queries about the content of the EPC should in the first instance be to the DEA. The DEAs accreditation scheme details are also shown in this section.