Renewable Energies Heat Act
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Source: Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Germany

The new Renewable Energies Heat Act entered into force on 1 January 2009. It stipulates that owners of new buildings must cover part of their heat supply with renewable energies. This applies to residential and non-residential buildings for which a building application or construction notification was submitted after 1 January 2009.

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