Energy Performance Certificate advice and information

Read through some of reallymoving's EPC advice articles.

How your property type affects its energy efficiency

New research has shown just how much your property type affects the efficiency and cost of your energy.

What is an EPC?

An EPC (energy performance certificate) shows how energy efficient a property is. This can impact how much your bills cost.

Changes to EPC legislation – what do you need to do?

Changes to EPC standards of efficiency mean that landlords have a legal obligation to make sure their properties are up to scratch.

10 steps to improve fire safety in the home

Fire safety is an incredibly important issue, particularly in the family home - read our ten steps to prevent serious house fires occuring


How to get an Energy Performance Certificate EPC

Find out the facts about EPCs, whether you need one for your property and how to get one.


How much does an EPC cost?

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) are a legal requirement if you are renting, selling or building a property in the UK. Find out about EPC costs with our useful guide.


Information on EPCs for landlords

If you're a landlord, you'll need all your properties to have Energy Performance Certificates.


How to cut your energy costs

With the relentless rise of energy costs and the growing awareness of our environmental impact, reducing energy consumption at home and improving your property’s efficiency rating has never been more important.


Do I still need a HIP?

No, you don't, but you do need an Energy Performance Certificate if you are selling your home. HIPs were suspended in May 2010 and formally abolished by the Coalition.