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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

In this podcast David Smith, an expert on Residential Lettings and Estate Agency will discuss Energy Performance Certificates and the key changes to be aware of from 6 April 2012 when the Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections)(England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 came into force. These Regulations alter the rules relating to the need to provide an Energy Performance Certificate in both commercial and residential property transactions.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Know what an EPC is;
  • Understand why EPC’s exist;
  • Be aware of what EPC considerations are required when selling or renting a property;
  • Appreciate the issues relevant to the rules regarding EPCs;
  • Know when an EPC has to be obtained;
  • Understand the penalties for failing to comply.
Level:
Specialist Difficulty: 5 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Market Update / Hot Topic
Sources and References:
  • European Union Directive 2002/91/EC;
  • The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007;
  • Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections)(England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2011.

In this podcast David Smith from Anthony Gold Solicitors discusses the requirements for energy performance certificates (EPCs) when marketing commercial (non-domestic) properties for sale or let and recent changes to the EPC regulations.

Podcast recorded: 29th March 2012

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