Building Energy Efficiency Act
|Name of policy||Building Energy Efficiency Act|
|Subnational region or state||—|
|City or local||—|
|Type of policy instrument|
|Policy description|| The Act on the Improvement of Energy Consumption Performance of Buildings (Building Energy Efficiency Act) provides for
1) regulatory measures for mandatory compliance with energy efficiency standards for large-scale non-residential buildings, and 2) incentive measures such as a labeling system displaying compliance with energy efficiency standards and exception of floor-area ratio regulation for certified building.
The incentive measures are implemented from April 1, 2016, and the regulatory measures shall be implemented within two years (scheduled for April 2017) of the promulgation of the Act.
|Date of decision||2015|
|Start date of implementation||2016|
|End date of implementation||—|
|Source or references||http://www.mlit.go.jp/common/001134876.pdf|
|Is supported by policies|
|Comments (background and assessment)||—|