Energy performance certificate

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This article explains what an energy performance certificate is, when it should be created and what it can be used for. You can also read about our Web services, which exist both for those looking to purchase a property or rent a home and for those who own a building.

An energy declaration shows how much energy a building uses. When you want to purchase or rent, you are entitled to view the energy declaration before you make your decision. It is the owner who must show you the declaration.

What is an energy performance certificate?

An energy performance certificate provides information on the building's energy consumption. It is designed for people who are about to purchase or rent a home. You can use it to compare different buildings with each other.

Energy classes from A to G

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The National Board of Housing, Building and Planning has introduced energy classification of buildings in the energy performance certificate.The energy marking exists to make it easier for you to compare buildings with each other.

Who does what?

The National Board of Housing, Building and Planning

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The National Board of Housing, Building and Planning writes the rules governing the Energy performance certificate and is also the supervisory authority.

Energy experts

In independent certified energy expert carries out energy declarations.

Certification bodies

The certification body examines and approves the person who applies to become a certified energy expert.


Swedac examines and approves companies (certification bodies) that issue certificates to energy experts.

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