What is an EPC?
An Energy Performance Certificate is a document created by an Energy Assessor containing information on how to make your property more energy efficient and decrease Carbon Dioxide emissions.
What does an EPC look like?
An EPC looks like this and comes with an efficiency report.
Who needs an EPC?
Currently, EPCs are required by all houses being sold, rented or bought, and after 31st March 2012, will also be required by before you submit feed in tariff applications for solar PV. To qualify for the higher rate of feed in tariff your property must attain level D or higher
What does the rating mean?
Your home is rated from A (most efficient) to G (least efficient), identifying what the current efficiency of your house is and what improvements you could make to increase efficiency and qualify for higher feed in tariff rates.
How will the EPC affect my FIT?
In addition to requiring an EPC for a Solar Panel installation, to qualify for the standard FIT rate of 21p kwh (after 31/03/2012), your property will need to have an EPC rating of level D or above.
Why do I need an EPC before getting my Solar Panels?
The introduction of mandatory EPCs is being made to ensure that homes are already efficient before installing solar panels. It makes sense to insulate before you generate
To qualify for solar panel installation, you will need to possess a Level D certificate, of which only 7% of households are eligible to receive. If you do not have a Level D EPC, this will affect the Feed In Tariff you receive
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