Domestic Energy Performance Certificates reform

Closed 8 Oct 2021

Opened 23 Jul 2021


Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) are a useful tool to help property owners, buyers and tenants compare information on the energy performance of a property. Considering how we use EPCs to regulate and encourage change is a key part of achieving net zero. This consultation forms the first part of the reform of the EPC framework by proposing a change to the way information, already gathered as part of an EPC assessment, is displayed on the EPC.  The proposed change to the EPC also includes the creation of a new metric - Energy Use Rating.

Why your views matter

We want to hear your views on the proposed changes to the format of EPCs in Scotland. Your views will help us develop an EPC which can be used to help homeowners and tenants understand how much energy their property uses.

Read the consultation paper. 


  • Energy
  • Environment and Climate Change
  • Housing and Regeneration