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Call for evidence: Energy Performance Certificates in buildings

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Have your say on how Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) are performing and tell the government how they can be improved.

Consultation closes on 19 October 2018

EPCs are a widely used measure of the energy performance of buildings, both in the residential and commercial sectors, and are a key tool in promoting energy efficiency improvements to buildings.

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy want your feedback on their ideas for improving EPCs and are seeking evidence on how EPCs currently perform against three attributes:

  • quality
  • availability
  • encouraging action to improve energy efficiency.

They would like to hear from:

  • building owners and occupiers in both the domestic and non-domestic sectors
  • estate agents and others involved in the sale or lease of buildings
  • all parts of the energy efficiency products supply chain – EPC assessors, accreditation bodies, software providers and enforcement bodies
  • anyone else who regularly uses EPCs.

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The Property Section will provide you with support, advice, networking opportunities and enable the sharing of best practice with peers.

The engagement programmes have been created in consultation with the Section Committee and run from November to November each year.

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The engagement programme is updated throughout the year and highlights our key areas of focus and the range of activities that will address these areas including: a conference, regional events, magazines, newletters and podcasts.

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