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Latvia

Riga, Latvia, photo by Viktar Malyshchyts
Policy Description:

"1) Law on the Energy Performance of Buildings (13/03/2008); 2) Cabinet regulations regarding Energy Certification of Buildings (Nо 40 of 13 January 2009, re-casted Nо 504 of 8 June 2010); 3) Cabinet regulations regarding calculation of energy performance of buildings (No 39 of 13 January 2009); 4) Requirements to produce temporary energy performance certificates are included in Regulations regarding Accepting Structures for Service (Regulation No 299 adopted on 13 April 2004, amendment Regulation No 350 adopted on 28 April 2009); 5) Regulations regarding Energy Auditors (No 26 of 13 January 2009)."

Enacted Date:
2008
Authority in Charge:
Ministry of Economics
Tool Name:
Energy Performance Certificate
Building Types Affected Size Compliance Deadline
ALL
Exemptions:
Energy certification requirements do not apply to buildings that have been put into service before the 31 December 2008, if the parties have agreed upon it.
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