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France

Policy Description:

1) Decree no. 2006-1147 of September 14th, 2006 relating to energy performance certificate and diagnosis of natural gas internal distribution and systems in buildings for sale; 2) Decree no. 2007-363 of March 19th, 2007 relating to energy feasibility studies, to thermal characteristics and energy performance of existing buildings and to energy performance certificate of new constructions. 3) Implementation act of September 21st, 2007 relating to energy performance certificate of new constructions in mainland France; 4) Decree no. 2006 – 1653 establishing the validity duration of "DPE" to 10 years; 5) Decree no. 2006 – 1114 on competence of experts 6) Decree of September 14th, 2006 on "DPE" for buildings on sale 7) Decree of March 19th, 2007 on "DPE" for buildings for rent 8) Decree on "DPE" for public buildings, January 2008"

Enacted Date:
2006
Authority in Charge:
Ministry of Construction, within the Ministry of Environment Protection (in 2007); Network of CETEs (5 regional Technical Centres for Building and Road works), technical division of the Ministry of Construction
Tool Name:
Energy Performance Diagnostic
Building Types Affected Size Compliance Deadline
Public/Government ALL 2008-01-02
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:
Sale cannot be concluded.