Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)
All vendors marketing the sale of a freehold/leasehold property are NOW legally required to commission a Commercial EPC before the business is marketed. If you do not have an EPC, you will jeopardise the sale of your commercial property (freehold/leasehold) and you could be fined by Trading Standards up to £5,000 for non-compliance.
The purpose of the EPC is to inform new buyers or tenants of a building about the energy performance of a building, so that they can consider energy efficiency as part of their investment or business decision to purchase/lease that building. It is important that you have the appropriate commercial EPC.