A new obligation for owners of houses and apartments. Failure to do so can cost us dearly. What is it actually about
What is an energy performance certificate? Who must have them?
< p> According to the “Interia” portal, owners of houses and flats are required to have an energy performance certificate. Lack of this document when selling or renting a house or flat may result in a fine of PLN 5,000. What should I know about the energy performance certificate?
Changes in legislation
Currently, the Polish parliament is working on adapting Polish provisions to EU law. These changes are to introduce the necessity for owners of houses and flats to have an energy performance certificate. Not having such a document will cost the owner dearly.
The changes that are currently being introduced are aimed at improving the effectiveness of the system for assessing the energy efficiency of buildings in our country. Basically, experts are of the opinion that the direction of the changes is good, although it may have an impact on the level of rental and sales prices. It can also have an impact on the time it takes to complete individual rental or purchase operations.
Preparation of an energy performance certificate for a house or apartment will involve the necessity of incurring additional costs for its owner. He will also be severely affected by the lack of a document in his wallet – he will be subject to a fine of PLN 5,000. zloty.
“It should be emphasized that already in the regulations in force, a person who sells or rents a building or a flat in a block of flats should provide such a certificate of characteristics when selling or concluding a contract with the landlord energy “- it was indicated during the session of the Senate committee.
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