The Energy Performance of Buildings (England and Wales) Regulations 2012

These regulations were made using powers conferred by section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972 and by section 74 of the Energy Act 2011.  They establish the legal framework for a number of statutory energy assessments and certificates including Energy Performance Certificates (EPC), Display Energy Certificates (DEC) and Air Conditioning Energy Inspections (ACEI).