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Sharing Transparency for a More Efficient Future

Netherlands

Amsterdam, Netherlands, photo by Anibal Trejo
Policy Description:

1) Decree on Energy Performance of Buildings’ (BEG), December 2006; 2) Regulation on Energy Performance of Buildings’ (REG) , December 2006.

Authority in Charge:
Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations
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 only applies to existing buildings.
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:
Penalties for certified experts are initially extra audits and in the worst case loss of licence.