Regulation on Energy Performance in Buildings Turkey 2007

Name of policy Regulation on Energy Performance in Buildings
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Turkey
Region Asia


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
Type of policy instrument
  • Regulatory Instruments
    • Codes and standards
      • Building codes and standards
  • Information and education
    • Information provision
      • Performance label
        • Comparison label
    • Policy support
      • Strategic planning
      Sector name
      • Buildings
        • Appliances
        • Heating and cooling
      Policy description "This regulation provides that buildings with more than 2000 m² of usable space shall be equipped with a central heating system, and especially for buildings with more than 20.000 m² ways to use renewable energy and cogeneration facilities more is defined." (National Climate change Action Plan, 2011)

      It further requires buildings to meet minimum performance standards for architecture, heat insulation, heating & cooling systems, electrification, using Energy Performance Certificates (at least D class rating required).

      Policy type
      • Changing activity
      • Energy efficiency2
      Policy stringency
      Implementation state Implemented
      Date of decision 2007
      Start date of implementation
      End date of implementation
      High impact GHG reduction
      Impact indicator


      Source or references http://www.csb.gov.tr

      National Climate Change Action Plan, 2011: http://www.dsi.gov.tr/docs/iklim-degisikligi/%C4%B1depeng.pdf?sfvrsn=2

      Supports policies
      Is supported by policies
      Comments (background and assessment)
      Status Final

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