Energy performance certificate (EPC)
Energy Performance Certificates were introduced in England and Wales on 1st August 2007 as part of Home Information Packs (HIPs) for domestic properties. EPCs are needed whenever a property is, Built, Sold, Rented. If you’re buying or renting a property, you need to make sure you look at the Energy Performance Certificate. From April 2018, landlords will be required to achieve a minimum rating of E on the EPC for their rental property.