Career outlook for domestic energy assessor
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Currently employed in Scotland
What's it like?
Being a domestic energy assessor can make a great difference to people’s lives – allowing them to save money and stay warm in the winter months!
You’ll be keeping families safe by checking that their energy systems are up to the right standards. And you’ll be making a difference to the environment.
A domestic energy assessor is qualified to assess the energy efficiency of residential properties like houses and flats. They prepare reports and make recommendations for cost effective ways to improve energy performance in buildings.
These reports are called Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) and are carried out during the buying and selling of residential homes.
What you might do
- Inspect properties to collect information on their age, number of floors, building type, and heating and hot water systems
- Note the number and sizes of rooms, corridors, windows and fireplaces
- Record the information into a computer software programme
- Produce Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)
- Explain the information collected and EPC to homeowners
- Give practical advice and recommendations that can save homeowners money while improving energy efficiency
As you get more experience you may end up assessing commercial buildings or large residential buildings.
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