Terms & Conditions

Property Owners/Website Users

By using this website, BerCert.com, you agree to the terms and conditions on this page, which may be updated from time to time. It is your responsibility to keep up to date with these terms and conditions. You agree to be bound by these terms or you must cease to use this website immediately.

BerCert.com provides you with quotes from registered BER Assessors to complete your residential BER Certificate. If you have a commercial property, you can contact commercial BER Assessors directly to get quotes.

A building's energy rating is only a guide to its overall energy efficiency. Actual energy usage and energy efficiency will depend on how occupants operate the building. No representation or warranty is made by BerCert.com to any user of this site.

No express or implied contract is entered into by any user of this site with BerCert.com, any payment to BerCerft.com via this website shall be deemed consideration for use of BerCert.com as a referral service and not part payment for the supply of a B.E.R. Certificate or any other product or service. Privity of Contract exists only between the user and the chosen B.E.R. Assessor. BerCert.com does not endorse or guarantee the ratings of B.E.R. Assessors.

BerCert.com in no way makes any warranty concerning, or accepts any legal liability whatsoever arising from or connected to, the accuracy, reliability, completeness or merit of any B.E.R. Certificate or any material or advice provided by B.E.R. Assessors. BerCert.com cannot accept any responsibility for the work or representations of B.E.R. Assessors whatsoever. B.E.R. Assessors are independent of Bercert.com and are not agents or employees of BerCert.com.

You accept that as a condition of the use of this site that you are precluded from making any claim against BerCert.com for any loss, damage or expenses that may arise directly or indirectly from any activity of a B.E.R. Assessor introduced via this site.

You accept that BerCert.com is only facilitating an introduction between the B.E.R. Assessors and the persons seeking a B.E.R. Certificate. Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland is responsible for the registration of B.E.R. Assessors and ongoing management of the Building Energy Rating (BER) Scheme.

BerCert.com does not guarantee a specific number of quotes will be received once a request has been made. Independent BER Assessors choose whether or not to submit a quote for each individual request made. BerCert.com is not currently registered for VAT and therefore VAT is not charged on booking fees paid online. Individual BER Assessors may be VAT registered and charge VAT on their fee.

As a user of the website, you agree that where an Assessor's quote is chosen and they determine the facts of the property are different from those posted on the website, for example the size of the property or number or additions is different from what the Assessor caluclates, the Assessor is entitled to change their quote prior to commencing the survey which the client may accept or cancel the job. On cancellation, the booking fee will be returned by BerCert.com.

Where the BerCert.com website fee is paid, and a BER Certificate is not produced by the chosen Assessor within 90 days, a refund may be offered by BerCert.com. Refunds may take up to 30 days to process and will be remitted via the original payment method. Refunds will not be processed otherwise.

When you pay the BerCert.com website fee, you are paying a fee for access to your chosen BER Assessor's contact details. You are not paying a booking deposit. You are not paying a booking fee. This is not a part payment for a service. You agree that the BerCert.com website fee is a payment for use of the website to access your chosen Assessors contact details. When you select a BER Assessor that you want the contact details of, that Assessor will also have submitted an assessment date via the quoting system. If you pay the website fee for the BER Assessors contact details and are unable to provide access to the property for the assessment on the date the Assessor submits with their quote, and you subsequently seek a refund, you will not be offered a refund.

If you post a job and register on BerCert.com, you will be contacted by email and SMS when quotes become available. If you prefer not to be contacted, do not use this website. By registering you agree to be contacted by email and SMS. We do not share your personal contact details other than with the Assessor you choose when you pay the website fee.

Refunds will not be offered where you pay the website fee and are unable to be at the property on the date the BER Assessor has submitted to you via the system.

For more information about BER Certificates, to get duplicates of BER Certificates and Advisory Reports, you can contact the SEAI via their BER Helpdesk. See seai.ie for details.

BER Assessors

It is your responsibility to keep up to date with these terms and conditions. You agree to be bound by these terms or you must cease to use this website immediately.

To register as a BER Assessor on this website, you must be a qualified and registered BER Assessor with the Irish governing body, currently the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland, SEAI. By registering, you agree that you are a current registered BER Assessor with the SEAI. You also agree to inform BerCert.com immediately by email at info@bercert.com if there is any change to your registration status or if you cease to become a registered BER Assessor.

By using BerCert.com, you agree to contact your clients procured via BerCert.com within one business day.

By using BerCert.com, you agree to complete BER Certificates procured via BerCert.com within a reasonable timeframe.

By using BerCert.com, you agree to accept payment directly from your client procured via BerCert.com on the day of the survey.

By using BerCert.com, you understand that you and you alone are responsible for producing the BER Certificate and rating and you understand and agree that BerCert.com does not endorse or guarantee your BER ratings.

By using BerCert.com, you agree not to sub-contract any jobs acquired through BerCert.com to third parties. All work must be completed by you, the BER Assessor registered with BerCert.com.

By using BerCert.com you agree that your quotes may be seen anonymously by other Assessors on the website (you will not be identified). You also have access to some other Assessor's quotes.

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