Useful terms and clarifications

What is an EPC?
An Energy Performance Certificate is a required assessment on every property that is sold or rented. It details the asset rating (i.e. the material efficienc...
Thu, 28 Aug, 2014 at 12:35 PM
How long is an EPC valid for?
An EPC is valid for 10 years.
Thu, 9 Oct, 2014 at 9:25 AM
What recommendations will be made?
The EPC will include a Recommendation Report. The report includes cost-effective recommendations, divided up into low-cost improvements (up to £500) and high...
Tue, 11 Dec, 2012 at 11:33 AM
Who can produce EPCs?
Only fully accredited Energy Assessors can produce EPCs. An accredited Energy Assessor must be a member of an Accreditation Scheme such as Quidos. All Scheme...
Tue, 11 Dec, 2012 at 11:36 AM
How do I find an Accredited Energy Assessor?
A Quidos Accredited Energy Assessor can be located from the national database of assessors (Landmark). Please click here to be directed to the correct page.
Thu, 31 Oct, 2013 at 7:31 PM
How do I know the Energy Assessor is competent to do the job?
Quidos ensures that all Energy Assessors are competent to carry out EPCs, by carrying our various checks upon their application to the scheme and throughout ...
Sat, 14 Feb, 2015 at 9:42 AM
I have recently had an EPC produced, but I am dissatisfied with the EPC rating. How can I ensure that it is correct?
The rating of your property and its estimated energy use is calculated using a standard software methodology. As such it cannot be conceived to be one hundre...
Tue, 11 Dec, 2012 at 11:39 AM
I have recently had an EPC produced, but am dissatisfied with the service I received, what should I do?
In the event that you are dissatisfied with the service you have a received from a Quidos accredited Energy Assessor, we advise that you contact the assesso...
Tue, 20 Dec, 2016 at 12:43 PM