After a successful EPC calculation, an XML document is normally produced within the project folder that can be used to lodge the EPC. If one isn't produced, the following article should help.
First of all, ensure that your property address and insurance details are entered accurately. Once this is checked you should consider the following:
At time going to press, the following versions should be used for EPC production:
PartL 2013 (SBEM v5.3.a) - England, Scotland, Wales, Jersey
PartL 2010 (SBEM v4.1.g) - Northern Ireland
PartL 2006 (SBEM v3.5.c) - Republic of Ireland (PartL 2006 is available in Hevacomp v25 only)
Using the incorrect version to produce an EPC will preclude production of an XML file
These versions and locations are subject to change - always ensure you are using the latest update
You must ensure you are using the correctly selected scheme provider and assessor details. If you are unsure of the assessor details, please check with your accredited scheme provider.
The software must be able to contact the Landmark Registry website. Ensure that you have:
The PartL program contains a data check to see whether any data has been changed between running calculations. If no data has changed, then the last set of results will be produced and this will bypass the XML generation.
For software versions earlier than SP5
Run the calculation first on one room, and then on all rooms.
For software version SP5 and above
Click on any tab other than results. Push and hold the shift key, now click on the results tab. Continue to hold shift for a few moments.
Further information available here.
This function has been removed. The EPCGEN field should be kept empty at all times.