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Phil Norman

EPC Hatfield

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Call me on 07989212918 to book your EPC today!

Hi, I’m Phil, your EPC Near Me assessor in Hatfield.

I provide a fast, friendly service and have been producing EPCs since their inception in 2007.  I also produce marketing Floorplans and have established relationships with many local estate and letting Agents in the local area.

 

What is an EPC?

An Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) is a document that provides an assessment of a property’s energy efficiency. The certificate rates the property’s energy use and carbon dioxide emissions, giving a rating from A (most efficient) to G (least efficient). These ratings provide prospective buyers, tenants, and current owners with information about the property’s energy consumption and the potential cost of running the property.

 

Benefits of an EPC for Hatfield Property Owners

  1. Informed Decisions: Potential buyers or tenants can make an informed decision about the energy efficiency of a property before buying or renting it.
  2. Increase in Property Value: A high EPC rating can boost a property’s market value as it signals lower energy costs to potential buyers or renters.
  3. Roadmap for Upgrades: The EPC also offers recommendations on how the energy efficiency of the property can be improved, acting as a guide for property owners.
  4. Environmental Responsibility: EPCs contribute to reducing a property’s carbon footprint, aligning with global efforts to combat climate change.

 

Upgrades Hatfield Property Owners Can Make

Hatfield homeowners looking to improve their EPC rating can consider various upgrades:

  1. Insulation: Enhancing loft, wall, or floor insulation can considerably reduce energy loss.
  2. Energy-Efficient Windows: Double or triple-glazed windows can trap heat more effectively, cutting down heating bills.
  3. Modern Boilers: Upgrading to a more efficient boiler can significantly cut down on energy costs.
  4. Renewable Energy: Installing solar panels, wind turbines, or other renewable energy sources can not only improve EPC ratings but can also provide an additional energy source, reducing utility bills.
  5. LED Lighting: Switching to LED light bulbs, which consume less energy and have a longer lifespan, can contribute to better energy efficiency.

 

Government Regulations

Government regulations around EPCs have become stricter over the years, emphasising the importance of energy efficiency:

  1. Mandatory for Listings: It is now mandatory for all properties that are being sold, rented, or built in Hatfield (and the UK at large) to have an EPC.
  2. Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES): Since April 2018, landlords cannot lawfully rent out a property with an EPC rating below E unless they have a valid exemption. This has pushed many landlords to make necessary property upgrades.
  3. Enhanced Standards: By 2025, there are discussions around the UK government’s intent to raise the minimum EPC rating for rental properties, stressing the need for landlords to think ahead and make energy-efficient upgrades now.

 

Why Homeowners and Landlords in Hatfield Need an EPC

  1. Legal Requirement: As mentioned, it’s a legal necessity for landlords to have a valid EPC before renting out their property. Failure to produce an EPC can result in penalties.
  2. Attractive to Tenants: A high EPC rating can make a property more attractive to potential tenants, who may be looking to save on energy bills.
  3. Future-Proofing: With potentially stricter regulations on the horizon, ensuring a property meets high energy efficiency standards can save on future renovation costs.
  4. Financial Incentives: There are various grants and incentives offered by local Hatfield councils and the UK government for homeowners and landlords to make energy-efficient upgrades, which can lead to monetary savings in the long run.

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What to expect when a Domestic Energy Assessor comes to your property

Every Domestic Energy Assessor / DEA will have their own order and format of carrying out the EPC depending on the software that they use and their personal preference to efficiency.

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