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Hungary

Budapest, Hungary, photo by Alexander Mazurkevich
Policy Description:

Government Regulation 176/2008 on certification of energy performance of buildings

Authority in Charge:
Ministry of the Interior
Tool Name:
Energy Certificate
Building Types Affected Size Compliance Deadline
Single-Family, Multi-Family, Non-Residential ALL
Public/Government Greater Than 1,000 Sq. Meters
Exemptions:
The following buildings are exempted from the certification requirement: 1) Buildings of a net floor area smaller than 50 m² 2) Buildings used for less than 4 months per year 3) Temporary buildings not intended to be used for more than 2 years 4) Buildings for religious purposes 5) Protected (historic) buildings 6) Buildings for agricultural use 7) Buildings experiencing internal heat gains above 20 W/m³ during their regular use 8) Workshops 9) Tents An energy performance certificate is valid for 10 years.
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