Reducing costs for Croatian homeowners

March 18, 2016

Reducing costs for Croatian homeowners

From now, owners of rental housing are not required to obtain an energy certificate, the presence of which became mandatory from January 1, 2016.

The cost of the document, depending on the category of the object was from1 thousand kuna (approximately 130 euros) up to 3 thousand kuna (approximately 400 euros). The fine for the absence of the document could reach 50 thousand kuna (6660 euros).

Houses wich home area was ​​less than 50 square meters didn't  require the document^ but for apartments of any space it was mandatory.

The decision was taken after consultation with architects, engineers and other experts. Property owners who have paid money for a certificate, won't receive the refund.

This voluntary energy facility certification remains, and the presence of certificates let the owners apply for European grants. Validity of the certificate - 10 years, the term of registration - about 20 days.

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