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EPCs Lodged in August Fall

By MikeC (Admin) on 03-Sep-09 14:08. Remarks (0)

Domestic Energy Performance Certificates lodged in August 09 fell by 18,870 compared to July.

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Over 2 Million EPCs Lodged in One Year

By MikeC (Admin) on 11-Jul-09 16:49. Remarks (0)

2,030,224 Energy Performance Certificates (RdSAP) have been lodged during the period June 08 - June 09. A monthly breakdown.

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£40 EPC 'barely covering costs'

By MikeC (Admin) on 14-Jan-09 17:11. Remarks (3)

An independent report from the prestigious UK Energy Research Centre confirms what many Domestic Energy Assessors have been saying since the EPC's inception: they're being ignored; they are way too cheap; and the RdSAP methodology is too weak

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CLG Guide: Oct 1st EPC & HIP Regulation Changes

By MikeC (Admin) on 05-Oct-08 21:15. Remarks (0)

The CLG has published its guide to the October 1st 2008 changes to the Energy Performance Certificate and Home Information Pack regulations - at last! Also, approved methodologies for EPC and DEC production were published this week, including approved software applications for SAP 2005, SBEM, DSM and ORCalc.

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RdSAP Update Delayed

By MikeC (Admin) on 04-Sep-08 16:48. Remarks (1)

Guess what, the upcoming update to RdSAP, due this weekend, has apparently been delayed

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Parliament: RdSAP Limitations, Update and Home Information Packs Mis-Sold?

By MikeC (Admin) on 18-Jul-08 00:09. Remarks (3)

Home-buyers know when Home Information Packs are unreliable so commission their own independently, according to group of lawyers. Are they right, or being mis-sold? RdSAP anomalies exposed by architect: Energy Performance Certificate ratings "flawed". CLG announce RdSAP update from September: pay rise, or pay cut? Lots to look at in this House of Commons debate.

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Northern Ireland EPC Countdown: Just 3 RdSAP Software Approved

By MikeC (Admin) on 29-Jun-08 16:25. Remarks (2)

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) are required on all homes marketed for sale in Northern Ireland from tomorrow, yet some Domestic Energy Assessors may struggle to issue them at all unless they have access to BRE-approved RdSAP software only three accreditation schemes (Elmhurst, ECMK and Northgate) have so far attained. Also, Elmhurst claim the first EPC issued for Northern Ireland too!

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Northgate RdSAP Software 1st for Northern Ireland

By MikeC (Admin) on 20-Jun-08 13:01. Remarks (0)

Northgate has won first approval from BRE to allow Domestic Energy Assessors to use its own RdSAP software for Northern Ireland Energy Performance Certificates, which become law on residential home sales later this month. This might also be a good time to look at the differences between Northern Ireland and England & Wales whilst we are at it too.

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