Commercial Energy Performance Certificates
All commercial buildings in the UK are required by law to have a Commercial Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). This document acts as a provable measure of a building’s energy efficiency, providing a rating which indicates its impact on the environment. This document acts as a provable measure of a building’s energy efficiency, providing a rating which indicates its impact on the environment.
Commercial Energy Performance Certificate ratings form a large part of this country’s commitment to preventing global warming, having been introduced as a direct result of an EU directive. The UK has pledged to reduce its CO2 emissions by 20% in time for 2020.
A commercial EPC works in much the same way as a domestic energy performance certificate, assessing properties on factors such as the materials used in their construction and the degree of insulation they have. Once all this has been taken into account, a grade is given from A to G, along with advice on how to improve a building’s rating. This allows the purchaser to make an informed decision on the carbon consumption of their investment and how they can make any potential savings on their energy costs.
Due to the vastly varying nature of commercial buildings, the process of obtaining a commercial EPC can be complicated – but help is at hand. Andrew R Williams & Associates Ltd are a fully accredited energy assessor for commercial Energy Performance Certificates and you can use us with confidence as we have delivered thousands of EPCs to landlords, management agents and solicitors. Contact us via the quote form or call us on 0151 426 9660.