Energy performance of buildings Law (No. 372/2005)

Source: IEA/IRENA Renewables Policies Database
Last updated: 5 November 2017
Law No. 372/2005 transposes outlines of the EU Directive 2002/91/EC on the energy performance of buildings to the Romanian law. All new buildings, existing public buildings and major renovations works have to obtain "Building energy performance certificate €. Parts outlining certification obligation for residential buildings when constructed sold or rented supposed to enter into force on 1st of January 2010 but this was delayed until 1st of January 2011.
Certificate displays characteristics of the building performance, energy class for the estate and on the energy performance of buildings.
Also, the Law recommends considering using renewable energy sources for decentralised energy supply in the planning process for new building projects with a surface of more than 1000 m ².
End uses covered
  • Building end-uses
  • Building vintage
  • Existing buildings
  • New buildings