Country:France
Year:2009
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2009
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments>Monitoring, Regulatory Instruments>Obligation schemes 
Policy Target:Commercial/Industrial Equipment>Other, Industry>Industrial equipment>Boilers
URL:http://www.developpement-durable.gouv.fr/-Reglementation-applicable-aux-.html
Legal References:2010/31/EU Directive, Article 14; Loi No. 2008-757 of 1 August 2008 relating to environmental responsibility and has various provisions for adaptation to Comm
Enforcement:2010/31/EU Directive, Article 14; Loi No. 2008-757 of 1 August 2008; Decret No. 2009-649 of 9 June 2009; Decret n° 2009-648 du 9 juin 2009
Description:Annual maintenance is mandatory for boilers with an effective rated output between 4 and 400 kW. During this maintenance, advice is given to the users on the replacement of the boiler, other modifications to the heating system and alternative solutions.For boilers with an effective rated output between 400kW and 20MW periodic control is mandatory every 2 years and advice from ADEME on energy management are given during this control.Advice is given about the most efficient heating systems, the improvement of the energy performance of the buildings that can be made and the financial incentives which are available.Boilers with an effective rated output between 4 and 400kW:Annual maintenance is the responsibility of the occupant for individual boilers, and the owner or association of property co-owners in case of collective boilers.The inspector must be qualified according to French regulation ( law dating from July 5th 1996 concerning craft industry) An attestation of maintenance must be delivered no later than 15 days after the visit, and this report must be kept 5 years, to be presented in case of control.Boilers with an effective rated output between 400kW and 20MW:The operator is required to have the boiler inspected every two years by an accredited body, which meets requirements of the ISO standard 17020 “General criteria for the operation of various types of bodies performing inspection” A report must be delivered no later than 2 months following the visit. This report must be kept 5 years, to be presented in case of control.

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