Commercial Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)

What is a Commercial Energy Performance Certificate?

A commercial EPC will record and demonstrate the energy efficiency of a building and provides an A to G rating. The Commercial EPC will also show a rating for a typical building of your type and a rating for a building that would be newly built.  the EPC includes a Recommendations Report on how to improve the energy efficiency. There is no statutory requirement to carry out any of the recommended energy efficiency measures stated.


What Area Do We Cover?

Nationally - England, Wales and Scotland 


When do I need a Commercial EPC?

If you wish to rent or sell a commercial premises or the building has just been constructed then there is a legal requirement for a commercial EPC. The EPC is valid for 10 years.

Please note if the building has been extended than a new EPC shoule be produced. If there are modifications to the existing premises, e.g. added insulation, new heating system etc, than a new EPC is advised although not mandatory.

The following are exempt from the requirements

  • Places of worship
  • Listed Buildings
  • Stand alone buildings of less than 50m2
  • Buildings that will be demolished within two years
  • Temporary buildings

How Much Will it Cost?    -  from £195.00

Prices reflect the size and type of property


In order to provide a fixed quote we require accurate property details to be provided by the client, including size (floor area) & details of the heating/ventilation systems. Accurate plans or CAD drawings can assist with producing the report. If plans are not available, these will be produced by the surveyor.


If the property differs from the information provided we reserve the right to amend our fees


Minimum Energy Efficiency Standars (MEES)

From April 2023, commercial rented properties will need to have an A-E rating. 

Advice available on improving the rating of your property