Energy performance certificate (EPC) recommendation report

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Swinton 295 Main Road SHEFFIELD S9 4QG
14 April 2026

Energy rating and EPC

This property’s current energy rating is E.

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 38mm diameter (T12) fluorescent tubes on failure with 26mm (T8) tubes. High
Consider replacing T8 lamps with retrofit T5 conversion kit. Low
Add optimum start/stop to the heating system. Medium
In some spaces, the solar gain limit in criterion 3 of ADL2A 2010 is exceeded, which might cause overheating. Consider solar control measures such as the application of reflective coating or shading devices to windows. Medium
Changes that pay for themselves within 3 to 7 years
Recommendation Potential impact
Add local temperature control to the heating system. Medium
Add weather compensation controls to heating system. Medium
Some loft spaces are poorly insulated - install/improve insulation. Medium
Add local time control to heating system. Medium
Consider replacing heating boiler plant with a condensing type. High
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
Improve insulation on HWS storage. Low
Consider installing solar water heating. Low
The default chiller efficiency is chosen. It is recommended that the chiller system be investigated to gain an understanding of its efficiency and possible improvements. Low
Consider installing PV. Low
Additional recommendations
Recommendation Potential impact
Some external walls are uninsulated consider installing internal wall insulation. High

Property and report details

Report issued on
15 April 2016
Total useful floor area
129 square metres
Building environment
Heating and Natural Ventilation
Calculation tool
Property Tectonics Ltd, Lifespan SBEM, v5.2.d, SBEM, v5.2.d.2

Assessor’s details

Assessor’s name
07739 307808
Employer’s name
Bec Nutton
Employer’s address
5A Agnes Road, ., Barnsley, S70 1NJ
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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