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Building Energy Rating - Certificates in Ireland - Fact File

A BER is similar to the energy label for a household electrical appliance like your fridge. The label has a scale of A-G. A-rated homes are the most energy efficient and G the least efficient. It is similar to an Energy Performance Certificate- EPC in the UK

A BER certificate has been compulsory for almost all new homes by mid 2008 and for those who have bought or are renting a new house or apartment should be entitled to a BER.

From the 1st of January 2009 a BER certificate will be compulsory for all homes being sold or rented. The sellers or landlords must provide a BER to tenants on all new and existing domestic dwellings, regardless of age when being offered for sale or rented.

BERs will be carried out by specially trained BER assessors, registered by Sustainable Energy Ireland (SEI)

How Long will a BER Remain Valid?

A BER for a building will be valid for 10 years from the date of its being issued, unless there is a material change in the building in the meantime which could affect its energy performance – for example an extension to the building, a significant change to the building fabric or a change in the heating system or fuel used.

Therefore if a property which has received a BER is placed on the market within 10 years of that BER being issued, and the property has experienced no relevant alteration in the meantime, then that same BER may be used by the building owner for the purposes of meeting their obligations under the Regulations.

Who Can Carry Out the BER?

BER assessments are carried out by registered BER assessors who have trained under the National Framework of Qualifications and have registered with SEI.BER assessors must meet requirements set by SEI, including the signing up to a Code of Conduct.

More information here

Sustainable Energy Ireland:

Sustainable Energy Ireland (SEI), formerly the Irish Energy Centre was set up by the government in 2002 as Ireland’s national energy agency. Our mission is to promote and assist the development of sustainable energy.

Their obectives are to:

To promote and assist the development of sustainable energy in Ireland. This includes implementing significant aspects of the Energy White Paper: “Delivering a Sustainable Energy Future for Ireland" and the National Climate Change Strategy (2007-2012) as provided for in the National Development Plan (2007-2013) such as:

  • improving energy efficiency
  • advancing the development and competitive deployment of renewable sources of energy and combined heat and power
  • reducing the environmental impact of energy production and use, particularly in respect of greenhouse gas emissions.

SEI is also responsible for:

  • advising Government on policies and measures on sustainable energy;
  • implementing programmes agreed by Government;
  • stimulating sustainable energy policies and actions by public bodies, the business sector, local communities and individual consumers.

Source SEI More information at their website

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Rental Regulations in Ireland - Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland

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Changes for BER - EPC certificates from 9th January 2013

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See also

Diagnostic de Performance Energétique - DPE (Energy Performance Survey) France

Energy Performance Certificates

Irish Property Insurance

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