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Circular on energy efficiency in government institutions (CIR1H nr 9477).

Type of law

The Circular s goal is to implement government's decision to reduce the national s energy consumption by at least 14% in 2020 compared to 2006, and to reduce state water consumption. This will be achieved by promoting energy efficient behavior in government institutions and to ensure energy-efficient operation and maintenance of buildings owned and leased by the State. Reduction of energy consumption should be measured in kWh and include: energy consumption for heating and cooling, including process energy. The Danish Energy Agency shall publish guidance on the methodology to be used for the calculation of 2006-2020 energy consumption. The Danish Energy Agency shall directo to for individual ministries's websites where reporting and information shall be accessible.
Appendix 1 - Energy efficiency requirements for state purchases of products, services and buildings (see article 6).
Date of text
Entry into force notes
5 July 2014.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Cirkul re om energieffektivisering i statens institutioner.