The energy performance certificate of a building is a public certificate in Slovenia providing information about its energy efficiency and any recommendations for its increase. It aims to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and improve energy efficiency.
The purpose of energy identity card being issued is to stress and boost the competitive advantage of energy efficient construction within the property market in Slovenia. Anyone selling or renting out their property would have to have such a certificate as of January 2015.Owners who attempt to advertise their property in Slovenia without citing the information on the document will be fined up to EUR 250. The energy performance certificate also provides useful information for those investors wishing to obtain relevant information about the energy efficiency of a property and to stress its competitive advantage on the market. This information is essential for financial institutions and municipalities that wish to justify the sustainability of their construction and their attitude to protecting the environment. And last but not least, property agencies may use the energy identity card as proof of their professionally performed tasks.