The Energy Performance of Buildings (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2022

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

Commencement: 1st April 2022

Amends: The Energy Performance of Buildings (England and Wales) Regulations 2012

Mini Summary

The Energy Performance of Buildings (England and Wales) Regulations 2012 consolidate The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 with the subsequent amendments that came in to force. They also bring the relevant parts of Directive 2010/31/EUon the energy performance of buildings into legislation for England and Wales with the aim of increasing the energy efficiency of buildings, reducing their carbon emissions and lessening the impact of climate change.
There are requirements for Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) to be provided when buildings are sold or rented out, for Display Energy Certificates (DECs) to be displayed in large public buildings, and for the regular inspection of certain air-conditioning systems.
This is relevant to organisations who lease properties, are located in a leased property, or that operate air conditioning systems. It is also relevant to operators of public buildings.


Various duties apply.


The fees set for entering documents, including Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs), Display Energy Certificates (DECs) and Air Conditioning Inspection Reports, onto the relevant public register are revised.

The new fees are:

  • £1.50 for entering data from which an EPC related to a dwelling / house may be produced; and
  • £1.70 for entering data from which an EPC from a non-dwelling / house, a DEC, or an inspection report may be produced.


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