EPCs: Commercial Properties

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At Ashby Energy Assessors we guarantee that you will receive a reliable service, fast response time and a competitive price on every commercial EPC

Our experienced team of commercial EPC assessors are continually available throughout the week and can provide the answers to any questions you have about your commercial EPC or the ECP process

For more information or to book your Commercial EPC please do not hesitate to contact us on 01476 870 504 or contact info@ashbyenergy.co.uk

When is a Commercial EPC required?

If any of the following statements are applicable then you are required to have a Commercial EPC:

  1. You are renting or selling the premises.
  2. Changes are made to the amount of separate occupation spaces, which includes the addition or extension of the heating system, air conditioning and mechanical ventilation system.

What happens if you do not provide a Commercial EPC?

If the client fails to provide a Commercial EPC to any prospective buyer or tenant a fine could be imposed of between £500 -£5,000 depending on the rateable value of the commercial property.

For more information or to book your Commercial EPC please do not hesitate to contact us on 01476 870 504 or contact info@ashbyenergy.co.uk

Exemptions to Commercial EPC

If you can demonstrate that your property is applicable to any of the following statements:

  1. The property is listed or officially protected and the minimum energy performance requirements would unacceptably alter the property
  2. The property is only temporary and only going to be used for 2 years or less
  3. The property is used as a place of worship or for other religious activities
  4. The property is an industrial site, workshop or non-residential agricultural building that doesn’t use much energy
  5. The property is a detached building with a total floor space under 50 square metres
  6. Due to be demolished by the seller or landlord and they have all the relevant planning and conservation consents

Or if the property is vacant or is going to be demolished all the following must be true:

  1. Due to be sold or rented out with vacant possession
  2. Suitable for demolition and the site could be redeveloped
  3. The buyer or tenant has applied for planning permission to demolish it