EPC - Energy Performance Certificates
Commercial & Domestic
DEC – Display Energy Certificates
For all accessible Public Buildings over 250 Sq Metre
ACR - Air Conditioning Reports
For all Properties with More Than 12kW Cooling Capacity
MEES Assessments for both Commercial and Domestic Properties
Legionella Risk Assessments for Domestic Dwellings in The Private Rental Sector
Energy Performance Certificates are Asset Ratings
And show the buildings construction, insulation, fixed heating equipment & controls, fuel type, door & window properties.
DEC , Air Con & O/A are Operational Ratings
They show how the building is used by the occupants and give guidance on how the efficiency of the building can be improved by better management of the properties assets.
An EPC is required for any property Commercial or Domestic for sale or lease and it is the responsibility of the OWNER of the property to provide one.
An Air Con Report is required for all buildings with more than 12kW of Cooling Capacity and are valid for 5 years.
A DEC is required for all publicly accessible buildings over 250 Sq Metre and after the initial survey they are required to be updated on a yearly basis and the certificate is required to be on Display within the public area.
It is the responsibility of the OPERATOR of the building to provide the ACR or DEC.
Landlords need to meet MEES regulations and have an LRA cerificate for domestic properties are now legal requirements for rented properties