This is going to need clarifying, because it seems to be bad news for people in historic buildings who are unable to bring the buildings up to grade C, or those who have to erect panels in the orchard, garage or uninsulated outbuildings because the house is historic, listed or is encrusted with chimneys and dormers. You need EPCs in order to sell a house, so there is now a small industry of EPC assessors. Google EPC and you will find loads, including some companies based in West Bridgford/ Rushcliffe. If your house does not yet meet grade C, then you will get advice from the assessor on how far it can be taken.
How do you get an EPC?
• EPCs are explained further on the DECC website,
• It costs between £30 and £70 to get an EPC evaluation, there are many companies offering to do one. See this page:
• Here's an example of a EPC for a house in 'AnyTown'