RES-H building obligations

Updated: 04.01.2019

Author: Georgios Maroulis

Decree No. 446/2009 contains the following regulations for buildings:

  • Mandatory solar installations on every new residential building to satisfy domestic hot water requirements 
  • RES installations on every new building for power generation.

All buildings must be Nearly Zero Emissions Buildings (NZEB) by 31 December 2020 (art.5a Law No.142(I) 2006).

Nearly Zero Emissions Buildings (NZEB) have also been defined by Regulations (Law No.142(I) 2006 Decree 2014)

A draft technical guide on the realization of Nearly Zero Emissions Buildings (NZEB) has been published in 2016.


Individuals, private entities

Competent authority

Energy service of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism

Further information


Further information