I have been asked this question several times. The EPC says “Pitched, no insulation (assumed)”, but the occupier knows that it has been insulated. The energy assessment is a non-invasive, evidence based inspection. As such, if the insulation in the loft cannot be seen and measured, it cannot be included. This may be because the … Read moreWhy does my EPC say I have no loft insulation?
I often carry out EPCs at short notice because vendors have not realised they need one. They may be selling to a neighbour or friend or relative and the property has not been marketed with an estate agent. It is only in the final stages of the conveyancing when the solicitor puts all the legal … Read moreDo I really need an EPC?