Is an EPC required to rent a property?

From 1 October 2008, landlords will be required to have available an EPC for all new tenants of rental property and also for the non-marketed sales of homes.

How long is an EPC valid for?

Changes have been made regarding an EPC’s validity, as of 21st May 2010 All EPCs for all buildings are valid for 10 years from the date that they are prepared, unless changes have been made to alter the performance of the building for which the EPC was produced.

How long does an EPC survey take?

A 3  bedroom property normally takes no more than 1 hour, although larger or more complex properties can take a little longer.