Laws and regulations

Cantonal Energy Law

Download the document here attached containing the articles of law concerning energy use, more specifically reference is made to the laws concerning:

– the Cantonal Energy Law dated 8th February 1994
– the Cantonal Building Law dated 13th March 1991

The document defines the framework conditions aimed at promoting the rational and sparing use of energy, the use of renewable energy and the use of residual heat, especially in the building sector.
It governs the application of provisions concerning buildings, energy systems and related equipment, which must be designed and managed to ensure sparing and rational use of energy and indigenous sources of renewable energy, minimising the impact on the environment.

Point of interest: Article 29 (Page 12), on individual billing of energy and hot water costs.

pdf icon Regulation about use of energy (RUEn) [192 KB]