An Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) is used to measure the efficiency of a building. Energy Assessors are responsible for producing the certificates, which remain valid for a period of 10 years. EPCs must be produced when a property is intended to be sold or rented out, there are some exceptions to this which are set out in Regulation 4 of the Energy Performance of Building (Scotland) Regulations 2008. The exceptions are:
As a landowner, you may have heard of the term ‘public right of way’ and wondered what it means. A public right of way is an area of land that is open to the public for passage, such as a path or roadway. In some cases, this right of way may be established through legal means, which can be complicated and frustrating for property owners. In this article, we will discuss what public right-of-way claims are and how to prevent them.