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Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)

  • Renewable every 10 years.
  • Must be included in marketing material from 6 April 2012 or
  • In the absence of provision - face fines fixed at £200 for every property affected and loss of landlord or agent reputation.
  • Loss of reputation means no longer being a fit and proper person.
  • If deemed unfit to manage a licensable property a licence will not be granted!
  • The whole EPC need not be displayed - only EPC ratings.

See also

  • SAP = Standard Assessment Procedure - the method used to assess a property's energy performance, I.e. the efficiency of heating, controls, insulation, ventilation, glazing, lighting etc.
  • See proposals for minimum C rating from 2025 for new tenancies and 2028 for all tenancies (new and old).
  • How to Rent Guide
  • Section 21
Published: 5 November 2013 Last Updated: 4 December 2021