Hi, I’m Philip, your EPC Near Me assessor in Paignton.
I am fully insured and DBS checked and offer a professional and friendly service providing Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs).
The EPC home visit takes around 30-40 minutes to undertake with access to all rooms required including the loft if applicable. Once the report is completed it is lodged on the Government EPC register and remains valid for 10 years.
EPCs in Paignton
An Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) is a legal requirement for any homeowner or landlord in Paignton who wants to rent out or sell their property. An EPC provides potential buyers/tenants with information about the energy efficiency of a property so that they can make informed decisions about their purchase or rental.
What is an Energy Performance Certificate?
An EPC is a certificate that shows how energy efficient your home or rental property is. It uses a rating system from A (very efficient) to G (inefficient) to give an idea of the energy performance of the property. The certificate will also provide advice on how to increase the energy efficiency of the property, as well as estimated energy costs for heating, hot water, and lighting.
Why Do Homeowners or Landlords Need One?
In Paignton, it is required by law that homeowners or landlords must provide an up-to-date EPC to potential buyers or tenants when selling or renting out their properties. This ensures that buyers and tenants know about their future home’s energy performance before purchasing/renting it. This also allows them to make informed decisions about their purchase or rental based on the information provided in the report. It is important for homeowners and landlords to have an up-to-date EPC because they may face penalties if they do not have one when selling or renting out their property.
The Benefits of an EPC
Having an up-to-date EPC comes with several benefits for both landlords and homeowners alike. For starters, it can help lower energy bills since it will identify any areas where your home could use more insulation or better ventilation systems that would improve efficiency in energy usage. An up-to-date EPC will also help increase the value of your home since buyers are likely to pay more for an energy-efficient property than one that isn’t as efficient. Finally, having an up-to-date EPC will give landlords peace of mind knowing that they are providing their tenants with a safe and comfortable living environment that meets all legal requirements for rental properties in Paignton.