From June 1, 2013, any owner who wants to sell or rent his home or premises must have a certificate of energy efficiency. It has a validity of ten years and details the efficiency of the building in terms of energy consumption and CO2 emissions. It will even be necessary the sample of the certification in any advertisement of sale or rent of the property.
It is a report issued by an accredited technician, who verifies the qualification of the buildings based on their level of energy efficiency, that is, which consume more or less energy.
Each house analyzed will receive a series of recommendations to improve the energy rating of the property, and the owner is the one who will decide whether to enter them or not. The owner will not be obliged to carry them out.
The buildings will be listed with the letters A, B, C, D, E, F and G (energy efficiency label) according to the certification result. Granting the A (the maximum) rating to properties with lower energy consumption and the G (minimum) rating to the less energy efficient.
It applies to both complete buildings and their units. Units are understood to be parts, plants, dwellings, apartments and commercial premises; Such as floors of a block of flats or the stores usually located on the ground floor of such buildings. In general it affects the following properties:
Buildings of new construction:
Modifications, reforms or rehabilitations of existing buildings of more than 1,000 m² where more than 25% of their enclosures are renovated.
Buildings or units of existing buildings that are sold or leased to a new tenant.
Buildings or units of buildings in which a public authority occupies a total useful floor area of more than 250 m² and is habitually frequented by the public.
Buildings or units of privately owned buildings with a total useful floor area of more than 500 m² and which are habitually frequented by the public.
Protected buildings and monuments, those used as places of worship, residential buildings leased less than four months a year, industrial buildings, buildings or parts of buildings with an area of less than 50 square meters, and housing or real estate That will be demolished.
Public buildings must always display the energy label in a prominent and visible place.
The real estate sector is obliged to include the result of the energy efficiency certificate in any offer, promotion and publicity directed to the sale or lease of a property
The following obligations are established to the owner or developer of the property:
It is responsible for commissioning the certification of energy efficiency, and to keep the corresponding documentation.
You must present the energy efficiency certificate to the competent body of the corresponding Autonomous Community for registration.
It must show the buyer or potential new tenant the energy efficiency certificate or a copy of it. Once the sale has been formalized, the certificate must be delivered to the buyer, and in case of rent, a copy to the lessee.
GenianLed collaborates with a major architectural firm specializing in energy efficiency certificates.