Key Benefits of the Energy Certification
Spanish and EU regulations require energy certificates in homes. It is often seen as an imposition. But what are the advantages? We explain them.
Perhaps in your search for housing in the Mediterranean you have encountered information about the energy rating of buildings. It is common, especially if they are newly built. Sometimes with so much information that has to do with the legal aspects homebuyer you can make a mess. It is not always easy to know the usefulness of these energy certificates.
In Mevilla CB we spent years advising clients of different nationalities in the search and purchase of housing in Orihuela Costa. This experience obliges us to keep abreast of all regulatory requirements and all legal aspects related to our activity.
Turning to the energy performance certificates in other countries have long promoted the energy rating of houses and buildings in their cities, and thus get a number of advantages. Do you want to know?
1st. Reduction of energy consumption.
Studying the structural characteristics and facilities of a building allows you to locate the reasons why such problems occur as the moisture in windows, passing very cold in winter and hot in summer with the use of heating and cooling involved, etc. All this raises the energy consumption required to maintain comfort conditions.
Knowing trouble spots, you can act on them to eliminate problems and reduce the use of air conditioning, which we reduce energy demand. This entails the following advantage ...
Reducing the need to consume energy to maintain comfort conditions it is directly reflected in the reduction of electricity bills and fuel. In many cases, the cost of carrying out the reforms or improvements is profitable thanks to savings generated, and the more time passes, the greater the savings as the price of energy not for climbing.
3rd. Highlight in the housing market.
Including energy rating label our home or premises in the offering or announcement will allow more efficient compare between properties and those that are not. Thus, we can add value to our property to make it more attractive to the consumer and stand out from the other offers.
4th. Take advantage of grants and subsidies.
The government of Spain, in the Housing Plan 2013-2016 establishes grants and subsidies to carry out reforms and renovations to improve the energy rating reducing demand and energy consumption. In some cases, such aid may be around 50 euros per square meter.
5th Best comfortable conditions.
All proposals for improvements that are included in the energy certificate and applied in buildings, in addition to improving your score, carry with them an improvement in comfort conditions.
Living in a home with grade A, in which the heating is not necessary during the winter, like living in a house where the air conditioning in summer is not necessary, it is a great health benefit, typical colds by sudden temperature changes disappear and many other conditions.
6 Respect the environment.
Reducing energy consumption becomes possible to reduce the consumption of many other natural resources, thus contributing to keep all those places that once we'd go, keep animal habitats both impress us and ultimately bequeath our children a world in which to live.
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