Getting an energy performance certificate is easy with Pelegrin Architects. You can proceed directly at our Enquire section. See below a list of frequently asked questions about the energy performance certificate. lf you do not find the answer you are looking for; you can request it in our contact form or by email. We will be happy to answer the question you may have.
- What is an energy performance certificate?
- Has the Royal Decree regulating the energy performance certificates been approved?
- Is it obligatory to have an energy performance certificate?
- Who can issue an energy performance certificate?
- Will the technician need to visit the property?
- How much is the energy performance certificate of a house?
- Will I be able to sell home which does not have an energy certificate?
- Who will have to pay for the energy performance certificate?
- How do I know if the property already has an energy performance certificate? Is there a website to check?
- How do I receive my EPC?
- How long is the energy certificate valid for?
- lf I want to sell my home and it has a poor energy rating, such as D, E or F, am I obliged to make any improvements?
- Will a low rating affect the sale of my home? Can I sell it without any problems?
- At what point in the marketing process of my property do I need an EPC?
It is a report that describes how efficient a home is in terms of energy consumption and also gives recommendations on how to save money and make your home more efficient. It assigns an energy rating to each home on a scale which ranges from “A” (the most efficient) to “G” (the less efficient).
Yes, it has been approved since 1st of June, 2013.
It is obligatory for all sellers and lessors who are advertising their property for sale or rent. lf you do not hold an energy performance certificate then you should be fined.
The energy performance certificates are issued by qualified professional technicians (Architects, Technical Architects and Building Engineers).
They must visit the property to take measurements and collect information about the property before drawing up, check calculations and certifying the report.
With us, only 119,99 € (max built in area < 200 m² or 4 bedrooms). In case of bigger houses please ask for a quote.
No you won’t. You will have to have an energy performance certificate before selling your home. You will be asked to provide this at the Notary.
The owner of the property to be sold or rented.
How do I know if the property already has an energy performance certificate? Is there a website to check?
Each regional registry can check if the property has a registered energy performance certificate by looking up the catastro number. You can chek it on the next link: MUI CARM
We will send you the certificate digitally signed by email once it has been fully registered and approved. You should forward it to your real estate agent and your lawyer. If you need a printed copy, please let us know and we will send you it by mail or give it to you personally.
The certificate is valid for 10 years. This means owners will not have to obtain a new certificate during this period unless they renovate or change the property in any way.
lf I want to sell my home and it has a poor energy rating, such as D, E or F, am I obliged to make any improvements?
No, you must not make any improvements even if your property has a low rating.
You are free to sell your home. The only way it will affect a sale is how the rating influences the buyer.
You will need an EPC before advertising for sale or rent. Fines can be applied if your property does not hold an EPC when being advertised for sale or rent.