Like the suspension of HIPs it could improve the housing market.
To revoke this Directive.
For existing homes being sold on, the requirement for an Energy Performance Certificate does nothing to save energy (not least because an Energy Assessor probably makes his visit by car) and is an unnecessary burden on a seller.
The purchaser`s own survey should advise on measures to improve the energy efficiency of the property.
With the shortage of housing, an older property should not be condemned simply because it is not as energy efficient as a new one.