Boosting Your EPC Rating for a More Attractive Home Sale

In the bustling world of real estate, prospective homebuyers are becoming increasingly discerning. One factor that has gained significant prominence in their decision-making process is a property’s Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating. Recent research from Mortgage Advice Bureau (MAB) suggests that nearly 74% of potential homebuyers find homes with an EPC rating of A or B more appealing. But why does this matter to sellers and how can businesses like Bluewire Hub Ltd, specialising in Energy Assessment and related services, play a pivotal role in this evolving landscape? Let’s delve into the details.

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Understanding the Homebuyer’s Perspective

The primary driver behind the growing importance of EPC ratings among homebuyers is the desire to reduce household running costs. With ongoing concerns about the cost of living, particularly rising energy bills, prospective buyers are seeking ways to minimize these expenses. Here’s what the research reveals:

  1. Reducing Utility Bills:

    Over half (51%) of prospective buyers are actively considering homes with higher EPC ratings as a means to lower their utility bills. This is a substantial motivator, given the current economic climate.

  2. Improved Comfort:

    36% of potential buyers are looking to keep warmer during the winter months without incurring exorbitant heating costs. A higher EPC rating can translate to better insulation and comfort.

  3. Green Mortgages:

    Nearly a third (32%) are contemplating higher EPC rated properties to potentially reduce their mortgage repayments through green mortgages. This financial incentive adds an extra layer of attractiveness.

  4. Long-Term Value:

    For 33% of buyers, the prospect of owning a higher-rated property is not just about immediate benefits but also about adding value for future resale.

  5. Environmental Responsibility:

    Beyond financial gains, more than a third (36%) of potential homebuyers view higher EPC rated properties as a way to reduce their environmental footprint and contribute to a sustainable future.

How Can We Help?

As a business specialising in Energy Assessment and related services, Bluewire Hub Ltd is uniquely positioned to assist both sellers and buyers in this changing real estate landscape. With over 10 years experience in the energy efficiency sector you can be confident in our expertise. Here’s how our consultancy services can make help you in boosting your EPC rating for a more attractive home sale

Boosting Your EPC Rating for a More Attractive Home Sale
  1. Pre EPC Assessment:

    Conduct an on site assessment to accurately determine a property’s energy efficiency rating.

  2. Energy-Efficiency Recommendations:

    Provide sellers with a comprehensive report showing the current potential EPC rating. Offer tailored recommendations on how to improve their rating.

  3. Retrofit Assessments:

    Assess the feasibility and benefits of retrofitting homes for energy efficiency, helping sellers understand the potential return on investment.

  4. Retrofit Coordination:

    If homeowners decide to proceed with retrofitting energy efficient measures, we can provide an additional retrofit coordination services to ensure the process is completed to the correct standards and specifications. Please talk to us about our fee for this additional service.

  5. 3D Virtual Reality Tours:

    If you are looking to enhance your property listing why not add one of our immersive 3D virtual reality tours to your listing. Let your potential purchaser take a virtual walkthrough highlighting energy-efficient features and improvements. Please talk to us about our fee for this additional service.


In a real estate market where energy efficiency is becoming a top priority for prospective buyers, Bluewire Hub Ltd’s expertise in Energy Assessment and related services can be the difference you need. Our services can assist sellers in boosting their EPC rating. By making properties more energy efficient they can be more attractive to potential buyers. Complete the payment form to start your journey to a more energy efficient property. If you have any question use the contact form to get in touch.

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