Energy Performance Ratings and House Prices in Wales: An Empirical Study

  title={Energy Performance Ratings and House Prices in Wales: An Empirical Study},
  author={Franz Fuerst and Patrick Mcallister and Anupam Nanda and Peter J. Wyatt},
The aim of this research was to investigate the price effect of EPC ratings on the residential dwelling prices in Wales. It examined the capitalisation of energy efficiency ratings into house prices using two approaches. The first adopted a cross-sectional framework to investigate the effect of EPC band (and EPC rating) on a large sample of dwelling transactions. The second approach was based on a repeat-sales methodology to examine the impact of EPC band and rating on house price appreciation… 

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