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Finland

Helsinki, Finland, photo by Mark Oleskiy
Policy Description:

Law (487/2007) and Act (765/2007) concerning energy performance certificates

Authority in Charge:
Ministry of the Environment
Tool Name:
Energy Performance Certificate
Building Types Affected Size Compliance Deadline
Single-Family, Multi-Family, Non-Residential, Public/Government ALL 2008-01-01
Exemptions:
The compliance deadline shown is for new construction. For existing buildings, the compliance deadline is 2009-01-01.
Transparency:
Required Transparency:
Yes
Recipients:
Tenants, Buyers
Transparency Trigger:
Point of Transaction
Transparency Trigger Events:
Purchase/sell (required), Rent (required)
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 issued if an energy certificate is not provided