BuildingRating

Sharing Transparency for a More Efficient Future

Ireland

Dublin, Ireland, photo by Davis Soanes
Policy Description:

1) S.I. 229 of 2008: enabled the introduction of energy performance certificates for non-residential buildings; 2) S.I. 591 of 2008: provided clarification in regard to certification of public buildings.

Authority in Charge:
Department of Environment, Heritage & Local Government and the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources
Tool Name:
Building Energy Rating (BER) certificate
Building Types Affected Size Compliance Deadline
Single-Family, Multi-Family ALL 2007-07-01
Non-Residential ALL 2008-07-01
Public/Government Greater Than 1,000 Sq. Meters 2009-07-01
Exemptions:
The shown compliance deadlines are for new construction. For existing-renovations, the compliance deadlines are as follows: Single-Family and Multi-Family: 2008-07-01 Non-Residential: 2009-07-01 Public/Government: 2009-07-01
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:
Fine and/or prison