Energy Performance Certificates
The Energy Certificate, also known as the Energy Performance Certificate (ΠΕΑ) is required for:
- Rent a single or part of a building.
- Any sale of a single or part of a building.
- For the posting of an advertisement (in the press or on the internet) for the sale or lease of a building, the issuance of an EIA is required for the indication of the energy category of the building in the advertisement.
- Upon completion of the construction of each new or radically renovated building.
- For home building inclusion in the home savings program.
- The energy upgrade arbitrarily, with offsetting up to 50% of the original fine.
- All buildings of the public & wider public sector.
Which buildings are excluded from the Energy Certificate? Excluded from the obligation to issue an energy efficiency certificate are:
- Buildings used as places of worship or religious activities.
- Buildings whose duration of use based on their design does not exceed 2 years.
- Buildings with uses: Industry, handicrafts, laboratory, warehouse, car parking, petrol stations.
- For live donation, parental benefit, acceptance of inheritance and donation cause of death.
- For non-heated auxiliary spaces (warehouses, breweries, handicrafts, etc.) and stadiums / plots without buildings.
- For renewals / modifications of existing leases (if the date of declaration of the initial lease to the relevant Tax Office is earlier than 9/1/2012 for buildings larger than 50 sq.m. or earlier than 1/1/2016 for buildings less than 50 sq.m. and do not change the tenant or the square meters of the property).