Approved 13 September 1993 to limit carbon dioxide emissions by improving energy efficiency (SAVE)
The first reference to the energy certification of buildings
Member States shall draw up and implement programmes
on the energy certification of buildings. Energy certification
of buildings, which shall consist of a description of
their energy characteristics, must provide information for
prospective users concerning a building’s energy efficiency.
Whereas appropriate, certification may also include
options for the improvement of these energy characteristics.