Residential Sales


Energy Performance Certificates

Stoneacre Properties are now pleased to offer landlords, energy performance certificates provided a by an accredited Domestic Energy Assessor (DEA) at highly competitive prices.

All buildings in the UK constructed, sold or rented out require an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). This is to meet the requirements of an EU Directive to cut carbon emissions from UK buildings.

Vendors and Landlords: By law you need an EPC!

  • An EPC is valid for 10 years for landlords
  • EPCs enable tenants to compare properties on an energy efficiency and environmental impact basis
  • There is a risk of repeatable fines if an EPC is not in place

Landlord EPCs are valid for 10 years!
If you have made improvements to a property since an EPC was issued, this may reflect on ratings shown on a new certificate though this is optional.

What are Energy Performance certificates?

Energy Performance Certificates EPCs can only be carried out by an accredited Domestic Energy Assessor (DEA) and involves carrying out a survey determining the energy efficiency and environmental impact.

The sample certificate below shows a building’s energy efficiency on a A-G scale (where A is the most efficient and G the least efficient), in a graphical format.

The Certificate also shows, on the A-G scale, the environmental impact of a home. Better-rated homes should have less impact through carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

The Certificate includes recommendations to improve the home’s energy efficiency, save money and help the environment. The certificate is then lodged on a central database where it can be accessed using a specific report number.

Why is the certificate important?
Nearly 40 per cent of the UK's energy consumption arises from the way in which our buildings are lit, heated and used. Even minor changes in energy performance and the way we use each building will have a significant effect in reducing energy consumption and carbon emissions.

Certification Prices
Stoneacre Properties are pleased to offer full energy performance certificates at highly competitive prices in conjunction with any of our sales or lettings services.