fbpx
Chevron pointing up icon

Energy Performance Certificates (EPC)

The Important Of Energy Performance Certificates

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) provide information on the energy efficiency of a property.

They had been introduced as part of Home Information packs and although the latter has been abolished, the requirement for an EPC remains.

When Are Energy Performance Certificates required?

EPCs are now required on all residential premises which are sold or rented. The following do not require an EPC when they are built, rented or sold:

  • Places of worship

  • Temporary buildings that will be used for less than 2 years

  • Stand alone buildings which are less than 50 square meters in size and are not used for living accommodation

  • Industrial sites, workshops and non-agricultural buildings with a low energy demand

EPCs are also required on the sale or letting of a commercial premises.

How much does an EPC cost?

The price of Energy Performance Certificates will vary but is usually between £60–£80.

Where can I obtain an EPC?

An energy assessor is commissioned to produce the EPC and this can be arranged for you through our office.

Why choose Osbornes solicitors

Osbornes underwent a rigorous application and assessment by the national Law Society to become part of CQS initiative, which recognises high quality in residential conveyancing. CQS has the support of the Council of Mortgage Lenders, the Building Societies Association, Legal Ombudsman and the Association of British Insurers.

You can get an instant quote for your conveyancng transaction by using our free online calculator

Speak to a Lawyer

Latest Property Law News


Osbornes Law Osbornes Law @OsbornesLaw If you are spending time on your bike during lockdown, it is important you are aware of the #HighwayCode for… https://t.co/LJBwESNU3o 10 weeks ago
Osbornes Law Osbornes Law @OsbornesLaw @angelaM11 in the Housing and Social Care team @OsbornesLaw suggests contacting your local authority if you have lo… https://t.co/8tMfJev81t 10 weeks ago
Osbornes Law Osbornes Law @OsbornesLaw Housing and Social Care solicitor @mc_alexm outlines your rights during the #COVID19 pandemic when asked to leave y… https://t.co/04rKbNc0aA 10 weeks ago
Osbornes Law Osbornes Law @OsbornesLaw @willfordosblaw partner in the Housing and Social Care team @OsbornesLaw on the impact of Coronavirus on public fun… https://t.co/GaC5jYjvKJ 10 weeks ago
Osbornes Law Osbornes Law @OsbornesLaw Staff @OsbornesLaw got creative last Sunday whilst taking part in the #TwoPointSixChallenge in support of… https://t.co/hgTp2JqSN6 10 weeks ago
Osbornes Law Osbornes Law @OsbornesLaw Suzanna Baker, solicitor in the Private Client team @OsbornesLaw explores the question ‘How can I help my father wi… https://t.co/lv3hixYMbl 10 weeks ago
Osbornes Law Osbornes Law @OsbornesLaw RT @denisenottm: Fantastic - congratulations @swaine_laura Amazing job for @NHSCharities 10 weeks ago
Osbornes Law Osbornes Law @OsbornesLaw Congratulations to @swaine_laura who completed her @Worldin1Day challenge yesterday for @NHSCharities . She even c… https://t.co/pNI8KTlbDL 10 weeks ago
Osbornes Law Osbornes Law @OsbornesLaw An update from our cyclist, @swaine_laura “It’s sore, it’s painful, but I’m on track to finish!” 🚴🏼‍♀️ Laura is cyc… https://t.co/w8x8xk41yN 10 weeks ago
Osbornes Law Osbornes Law @OsbornesLaw Leasehold Reform and COVID 19. Amber Larner-Bird, solicitor in the Property Law team @OsbornesLaw explores the ques… https://t.co/QdYriW7gGu 10 weeks ago
Osbornes Law Osbornes Law @OsbornesLaw Coronavirus: Government introduces further restrictions on recovery of rent by Commercial Landlords. https://t.co/fWRHuEuEA7 10 weeks ago
Osbornes Law Osbornes Law @OsbornesLaw @SKightley managing partner @OsbornesLaw explores the question of why cyclists need liability insurance, in… https://t.co/nn56J79jBb 10 weeks ago

Introducing Your Property Law Legal Team

Osbornes has an experienced team of specialist property-law lawyers to assist with your case / situation

arrow pointing up

Camden

Livery House, 9 Pratt Street, London NW1 0AE
Tel: 020 7485 8811 Fax: 020 7485 5660
DX Number 57053 Camden Town

Hampstead

28A Hampstead High Street, Hampstead, NW3 1QA
Tel: 020 7485 8811 Fax: 020 7485 5660

Contact a Lawyer

Enter your details below to receive a call from Osbornes:


Trustpilot

Speak To A Lawyer

Request Callback