Mandatory energy efficiency label to build new social housing

Last updated: 28 November 2019

The Undersecretariat of Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency, provides technical advice to the Ministry of Housing of the Nation for the incorporation of energy efficiency criteria and the establishment of minimum standards in social housing built with State funds.

In this framework, as of the year 2020, all social housing that are built with funds from the National State must submit for approval, the calculation of the Energy Performance Index according to the regulation IRAM 11.900 / 2017 through the use of the the online labelling tool provided through the national residential building labelling program (Programa Nacional de Etiquetado de Viviendas).

Likewise, minimum energy efficiency standards must be incorporated in the equipment installed in these dwellings, as well as in the construction systems used.

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End uses covered
  • Building end-uses
  • Building vintage
  • New buildings