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Most of us are aware of BER Certs, but do we know how they are measured or what they were designed to achieve? A qualified BER assessor explains all

24th March, 2019

If you have looked in to buying, selling or renting a residential property in the last 10 years, you will no doubt be aware of the BER Cert.

Introduced in 2009 as part of the implementation of the EU Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), the BER Cert provides standardised information regarding the energy efficiency of a house or apartment. This allows a perspective buyer or renter to compare their options on a like-for-like basis. Properties...

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