Directive 2002/91/EC on the energy performance of buildings. Member States are obliged to ensure that when buildings are constructed, sold or rented out, an Energy Performance Certificate is made available to the owner or by the owner to the tenant or potential buyer. The certification shall also include advice and information on how to improve energy performance. It concerns such elements as building envelope, windows, heating, electrical and ventilation installations, lighting, heat sources (incl. boilers, CHP units) cooling systems and others.
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Last updated: 20 January 2012