Energy performance certificate (EPC) recommendation report

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17 January 2031

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 38mm diameter (T12) fluorescent tubes on failure with 26mm (T8) tubes. Low
Consider replacing T8 lamps with retrofit T5 conversion kit. Low
In some spaces, the solar gain limit defined in the NCM is exceeded, which might cause overheating. Consider solar control measures such as the application of reflective coating or shading devices to windows. Medium
Introduce HF (high frequency) ballasts for fluorescent tubes: Reduced number of fittings required. Low
Changes that pay for themselves in more than 7 years
Recommendation Potential impact
Consider installing building mounted wind turbine(s). Low
Some windows have high U-values - consider installing secondary glazing. Medium
Some loft spaces are poorly insulated - install/improve insulation. Medium
Consider installing solar water heating. Low
Some solid walls are poorly insulated - introduce or improve internal wall insulation. Medium

Property and report details

Report issued on
18 January 2021
Total useful floor area
320 square metres
Building environment
Heating and Natural Ventilation
Calculation tool
G-ISBEM Ltd, G-ISBEM, v24.0, SBEM, v5.6.b.0

Assessor’s details

Assessor’s name
Stephen Allen
07806 935 494
Employer’s name
NRG Surveyors Ltd
Employer’s address
19 Clarence Avenue, Chester CH3 5JP
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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