Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2009
Date Amended:


Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments>Codes and standards
Policy Target:Buildings>Residential, Buildings>Non-Residential
Agency:Ministry of Economic Development
Legal References:Republic President Decree of 2 April 2009, no 59; Law 90/2013; Republic President Decree of 16 April 2013, no 74

In the framework of the on-going transposition of the European Directive 2002/91/CE on the energy performance of buildings, the decree implements the Directive in all Regions. The Presidential Decree no. 59 of 2 April 2009 implements Article 4 a) and b) of Legislative Decree of19th August 2005 No. 192, concerning the national implementation of EU Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). It establishes the general measures, calculation methodology for heating and cooling systems and for hot water systems, and also for artificial lighting of non-residential buildings, with the goal of ensuring the homogeneous and operative application of energy efficiency policy at a national level.

Presidential decree of 16 April 2013, n. 74, defines and updates the rules for the operation, management, control, maintenance and inspection of heating systems for winter heating and summer cooling of buildings and for the preparation of hot water for sanitary use.

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