FAQs

What is a ‘Heat supplier’?

The Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations 2014 Scope Guidance defines ‘Heat supplier’ as follows: ‘Heat Suppliers are the people or organisations selling heat. Generally, whoever is supplying the end user with heat is the Heat Supplier, whether they are …

What is a ‘Final customer’?

The Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations 2014 Scope Guidance defines ‘Final customer’ as follows: ‘Final customers are the end users of the heating supplied by district heat networks and communal heating. Final customers are effectively the purchasers of the …

Do small buildings need an EPC?

Small buildings become exempt from needing an EPC on the basis of their size if they are completely detached and have a floor area of less than 50m2. Other small buildings below 50m2 are not exempt. These are the requirements of the …

Which buildings do not need an Energy Performance Certificate?

Information on buildings that don’t require an EPC

Our building is air conditioned – does it need a separate report from the EPC?

The regulations surrounding EPCs and air conditioning.

My commercial building is unheated – does it require an EPC?

What are the EPC regulations for unheated buildings?