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    EPC & grade of Double Glazing

    I've a 1/3rd of a house (to complete it) & a complete house to have double-glazed:

    Found suppliers (probably being fitted by my tame builder) - one of whom quotes "A" & "B" grade, B cheaper.

    Does the grade make any difference to any EPC assessment, please??

    Regards & thanks in advance..
    I am legally unqualified: If you need to rely on advice check it with a suitable authority - eg a solicitor specialising in landlord/tenant law...

    #2
    Even if it did, do you think you'd be able to convince your EPC assessor of that, that you had the better windows, and that in view of that, your EPC grade should be higher?

    There's a lot of 'if's' there, all of which have to be fulfilled. More hassle than it's worth I think.

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      #3
      The answer to the question is that the grades A, B and C relate to the quality (and thus the longevity) of the frames, not the glass, and whether you go for A or B makes only a minimal impact on the EPC in terms of improved energy efficiency. It's just more cost effective for the owner in the long run.
      'Pause you who read this, and think for a moment of the long chain of iron or gold, of thorns or flowers, that would never have bound you, but for the formation fo the first link on one memorable day'. Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

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