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Listed Buildings: Energy Performance Certificates

Question for Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

UIN HL3532, tabled on 17 November 2022

To ask His Majesty's Government in which circumstances, and under what conditions, listed properties will be exempt from Energy Performance Certificates requirements; and whether they will issue guidelines to that effect.

Answered on

1 December 2022

In setting the regulations that mandate Energy Performance Certificates, the government recognised that not all owners of listed buildings should be required to obtain an Energy Performance Certificates and an exemption is available where compliance with minimum energy performance requirements would unacceptably alter their character or appearance.

The government has issued guidelines to that effect in the published guidance, 'A guide to Energy Performance Certificates for the marketing, sale and let of dwellings