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How can BER rating benefit you?

What is a BER Cert?

A BER cert is an energy assessment of your property at a given time – what does BER stand for –
‘Building Energy Rating’ and it is issued and governed by the SEAI – Sustainable Energy Authority of

BER - Building Energy Rating Certificate (BER) - SEAI
BER – Building Energy Rating Certificate

A Ber cert is a legal requirement for both a domestic and commercial property when they are being
leased or sold. Estate Agents cannot advertise a property without a valid BER cert being in place.

A BER certificate rates your home’s energy performance on a scale between A and G. A-rated homes are
the most energy efficient while G-rated are the least energy efficient.

A BER assessment is the first step on your energy efficiency journey. Find out what is involved in
a BER assessment and how to prepare your property for it.

Increasingly purchasers and tenants are looking for properties that have a good BER rating
ideally ‘C’ or better, this gives them the confidence that the property they are buying or renting
should be economical to heat and maintain.

Benefits for Buyers

1) Increases the comfort of your home

2) Reduces energy bills

3) Reduces carbon emissions

Benefits for Sales

1) Makes your house more valuable

To find out more about BER certs and how they can improve your properties value follow this
link SEAI

Thinking of selling or renting a residential or commercial property?, give brendan at Mannix Property
a call on 086 050 8804

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