ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE (EPC) FOR HOMES
From the 1st of June 2013 it is a legal obligation for every property advertised on a website (for sale) to have an EPC
An Energy Performance Certificate ensures that consumers have information on the energy consumption of a home.
When purchasing a home, it is important to pay attention to energy consumption, since these costs from home to home can vary greatly.
The consumer can not judge how it is with the energy quality of the home. Therefore, there is now more recently this Energy Performance Certificate.
The Energy Performance Certificate provides interested reliable information about the energy performance of the residence in which they are interested. The outcome of the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) may take the consumer's decision to buy or rent a property.
Conversely, the owner of a property is required to have. Upon the sale or rental of a property to have a valid Energy Performance Certificate. When one has not, one can reske a administrative fine.
Prices for an EPC vary widely. It is therefore advisable to ask a Energy expert at various prices.
Not everyone can provide an EPC. Only the type A recognized energy experts are appropriately qualified.
Information source (dutch) : http://www.epcdeskundigen.be/energieprestatiecertificaat/wet-regelgeving
** YOU CAN NOT SELL YOUR PROPERTY WITHOUT THIS CERTIFICATE - THE NOTARY ASK THEM!
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