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Estonia

Tallinn, Estonia, photo by Alexander Mak
Policy Description:

Energy Performance Certificate

Authority in Charge:
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications
Tool Name:
Energy Performance Certificate
Building Types Affected Size Compliance Deadline
ALL
Exemptions:
Energy performance certificates are not needed for churches, buildings that are used less than 2 years, buildings whose net area is less than 50 m², industrial, agricultural buildings without accommodation and buildings with low energy consumption, as well as buildings that are under heritage protection and cannot be insulated.
Transparency:
Required Transparency:
Yes
Recipients:
Public Website
Transparency Trigger:
Point of Transaction
Reporting:
Required Reporting:
No

Utility Requirements/Support:

Utility Requirements/Support:
No

Verification:

Verification:
No

Compliance:

Compliance Enforcement:
Yes
Penalties for Non-Compliance:
Yes
Description:
Building permit is not provided for new building. No penalties for existing buildings if energy performance certificate does not meet requirements.