Energy performance certificate (EPC) recommendation report

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90 Withnell Road BLACKPOOL FY4 1HE
1 May 2029

Energy rating and EPC

This property’s current energy rating is C.

For more information on the property’s energy performance, see the EPC for this property.


Make these changes to improve the property’s energy efficiency.

Recommended improvements are grouped by the estimated time it would take for the change to pay for itself. The assessor may also make additional recommendations.

Each recommendation is marked as low, medium or high. This shows the potential impact of the change on reducing the property’s carbon emissions.

Changes that pay for themselves within 3 years
Recommendation Potential impact
Replace tungsten GLS lamps with CFLs: Payback period dependent on hours of use. Low
Add optimum start/stop to the heating system. Medium
Consider replacing T8 lamps with retrofit T5 conversion kit. Medium
Some walls have uninsulated cavities - introduce cavity wall insulation. Medium
Some windows have high U-values - consider installing secondary glazing. Medium
Add local temperature control to the heating system. Medium
Add weather compensation controls to heating system. Medium
Add local time control to heating system. Low
Introduce HF (high frequency) ballasts for fluorescent tubes: Reduced number of fittings required. Low
Some solid walls are poorly insulated - introduce or improve internal wall insulation. Medium
Changes that pay for themselves within 3 to 7 years
Recommendation Potential impact
Carry out a pressure test, identify and treat identified air leakage. Enter result in EPC calculation. Medium
Some glazing is poorly insulated. Replace/improve glazing and/or frames. Medium
Changes that pay for themselves in more than 7 years
Recommendation Potential impact
Roof is poorly insulated. Install or improve insulation of roof. Medium
Consider installing building mounted wind turbine(s). Low
Consider installing solar water heating. Low
Consider installing PV. Low

Property and report details

Report issued on
2 May 2019
Total useful floor area
235 square metres
Building environment
Heating and Natural Ventilation
Calculation tool
CLG, iSBEM, v5.6.a, SBEM, v5.6.a.1

Assessor’s details

Assessor’s name
Feras Baker
01253 829827
Employer’s name
Lancashire Home Inspection Ltd.
Employer’s address
4 Bunting Place, Thornton-Cleveleys, FY5 3FF
Assessor ID
Assessor’s declaration
The assessor is not related to the owner of the property.
Accreditation scheme
Elmhurst Energy Systems Ltd

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