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Landlords' Energy Saving Allowance
Energy Performance Certificates
From 1 October 2008, if you are renting out your property, you will need to provide a certificate to any prospective tenant.
There is no need to obtain an Energy Performance Certificate for an existing tenancy.
Once obtained, a certificate remains valid for up to 10 years.
If a valid Energy Performance Certificate still exists when changing tenants no new certificate is required.
This applies to both private and social sector landlords and tenants.
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