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Nexus Fire are now able to offer Non-Domestic Energy Assessments. 

Since 1 April 2023, landlords must not continue letting a non-domestic property that is already let if that property has an EPC rating of band F or G. Landlords are required post This Non-Domestic EPC that shows the energy rating of the building. It indicates the energy efficiency of the building fabric and the heating, ventilation, cooling and lighting systems. The rating is compared with two benchmarks, one appropriate for new buildings and one appropriate for a similar existing building.

Nexus Fire offers such a service in Portsmouth, London and all points in between and around. Contact us to book an appointment.  Here’s a guide on what you need to consider.


Title: “Navigating the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) Maze: A Comprehensive Guide to Choosing the Right Consultants”


Welcome to our blog, where we demystify the process of selecting consultants for your Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) needs. As energy efficiency becomes a top priority for businesses and homeowners alike, ensuring your property meets the required standards is crucial. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the key considerations to make when choosing consultants for your EPC, helping you make an informed decision that aligns with your goals.

1. Credentials Matter:

Start by verifying the credentials of potential consultants. Look for certifications such as the accreditation from the National Energy Services (NES) or other relevant local authorities. A qualified consultant, Such as Nexus Fire Ltd, should have the necessary expertise and training to accurately assess your property’s energy performance.

2. Experience Speaks Volumes:

Experience is a valuable asset in the field of energy performance assessment. Seek consultants with a proven track record in providing EPC services for properties similar to yours. An experienced consultant is more likely to navigate complexities effectively and provide valuable insights tailored to your specific needs. Nexus Fire have many satisfied clients and we are always happy to have a no obligation chat to talk through your needs and options

3. Client Testimonials and Reviews:

Explore client testimonials and reviews to gain insights into the consultant’s past performance. Positive feedback from satisfied clients is a good indicator of reliability and professionalism. Additionally, consider reaching out to previous clients directly for a more personalized understanding of their experience with the consultant. Bear in mind this is a recent requirement so do not expect long lists of reviews, indeed too many many well indicate some paid reviews!

4. Proficiency:

The energy assessment process has evolved with advancements in understanding. Ensure that your chosen consultant employs modern techniques for accurate and efficient assessments. Savvy consultants are better equipped to provide detailed and insightful reports, ensuring you receive the most value from the EPC process. 

5. Comprehensive Services:

Choose a consultant who offers comprehensive services beyond the basic EPC assessment. Services such as energy-saving recommendations, sustainability consulting, and assistance with government incentive programs can add significant value to your overall energy efficiency strategy. 

6. Transparent Pricing:

Transparency in pricing is essential. A reputable consultant should provide a clear breakdown of costs associated with the EPC assessment. Be wary of hidden fees and ask for a detailed quote before committing to any services. This ensures that there are no surprises in terms of cost once the assessment is complete.  At Nexus Fire, the price we give you is the price you pay – there are no hidden charges

7. Local Knowledge and Compliance:

Energy performance standards and regulations can vary by region. Select a consultant who is well-versed in local building codes and compliance requirements. This ensures that your EPC is not only accurate but also aligns with the specific regulations governing your property’s location. Nexus Fire Ltd specialise in providing EPCs in Portsmouth and the surrounding areas across Southern England and London


Choosing the right consultant for your Energy Performance Certificate is a critical step towards enhancing your property’s energy efficiency. By considering factors such as credentials, experience, client testimonials, technological proficiency, comprehensive services, transparent pricing, and local knowledge, you can make an informed decision that benefits both your property and the environment. Invest in the expertise of a reliable consultant.  Talk to Nexus Fire  and take the first step towards a more energy-efficient future.