An Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) is an asset efficiency rating it advises the property owner how energy efficient a building is and its impact on the environment.
A property is rated on a scale of between A – G An A rating being the most efficient Properties are rated on a scale of A-G. Where an A rating is the most energy efficient.
In England and Wales the average efficiency rating for an existing dwelling is D60. Homes with a higher rating are likely to have a lower impact of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) emissions. The Certificate will also include various recommendations on methods by which a property owner might improve their property’s energy efficiency. This will lead to a possible financial saving as well as assisting the environment.