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A New Law “On Energy Performance of Buildings” Has Been Adopted in Kyrgyzstan

The Law “On Energy Performance of Buildings” in Kyrgyzstan is the first law on energy efficiency on buildings adopted within the post-Soviet countries.

09.09.2011 |WECF

The Law “On Energy Performance of Buildings”, has been approved by Jogorku Kenesh (Parliament) on 30 June, 2011 and signed by the President of Kyrgyzstan, Roza Otunbaeva, on 26 July, 2011. It is the first law on energy efficiency on buildings adopted within the post-Soviet countries and an important step for the Kyrgyz Republic into the direction of the enhancement of the energy efficiency of building sector.

A new legislation on energy performance of buildings is a result of the project of UNISON "Enhancing Regulatory Framework for Energy Efficiency in Built Environment”. The aim of the law is to establish a legal basis for the evaluation of energy efficiency and the reduction of energy resource consumption in buildings as well as regulating the legal and institutional relationship between the owners of buildings regardless of ownership, certified specialists, and state enforcement authorities.

A new law will come into force in January 2012.

To read the law, please click here.

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