By adopting the Ordinance on energy audit of buildings and energy certification, the Ministry of Construction and Physical Planning prescribed the manner and conditions of conducting energy audits of buildings and regular inspections of heating, cooling systems and ventilation and air conditioning systems in the building.
The Ordinance also determines the content of the report on these inspections, the method of energy certification, the content and appearance of the energy certificate and criteria for buildings with low energy needs, the method of energy management in buildings that consume energy and water, determining measures to improve energy efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
Also, by adopting the Ordinance on persons authorized for energy certification, energy inspection of buildings and regular inspection of heating and cooling or air conditioning systems in the building, the Ministry of Construction and Physical Planning prescribed the manner of authorizing persons to conduct energy certification, energy inspection of buildings and regular heating systems and cooling or air conditioning systems in the building.
The authorized person for energy audits is obliged to ensure that the energy audit of simple technical systems (MODULE 1) is performed with at least one expert, while the energy audit of complex technical systems (MODULE 2) requires at least three experts, each of which must be one from the following professions: architectural or construction, mechanical and electrical engineering.
The energy certificate is issued for 10 years, and the energy audit report is issued for 5 years.