What Does the Energy Efficiency Rating Mean?
The energy efficiency rating is based on the performance of the building itself as well as the heating and lighting systems. The energy performance rating ranges from A to G—A being the most efficient and G being the least efficient—and takes into account factors such as insulation levels and boiler efficiency. The higher the rating, the more efficient your home is, so it’s worth getting one! An EPC also includes information regarding how much it costs to heat your home each year (including hot water), what changes can be made to make your home more efficient, and how much money these changes could potentially save you in the long run. Essentially, an EPC gives you a clear understanding of how energy efficient your home is and what changes need to be made (if any) to increase this efficiency. Plus, having a high energy efficiency can help make your property more attractive to potential buyers or renters!