Every new dwelling in England & Wales and Northern Ireland must have an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC), which can only be issued by an accredited assessor using approved software (the requirements are slightly different in Scotland).
There are two routes to becoming an accredited assessor:
In order to offer those two accreditation routes to new and existing users of JPA Designer we have partnered with six accreditation organisations, all of which can advise you on the most appropriate accreditation route. Click on the individual logos for more information.
In Scotland, there is no specified qualification for energy assessors. The Scottish Government has entered into protocol with professional organisations/institutions whose members already have an understanding of the building/energy sectors. Only members of protocol organisations may produce EPCs for existing buildings. For further information see: