CEE - The Complete Guide to Energy Saving Certificates
What are Energy Saving Certificates?
Set up on July 13, 2005, within the framework of the POPE law (Programming fixing the Orientations of the Energy Policy), the Energy Savings Certificates system (EEC, or C2E) is one of the levers obliging suppliers of energy, fuels and automobile fuel (the obligated) to encourage the population (the beneficiaries) to achieve energy savings. These savings are materialized by an energy saving certificate.
What are the conditions for benefiting from these EEC premiums?
- Your accommodation must be more than 2 years old
- Your accommodation must be your main, secondary or rental residence
- You must not have signed your works estimate yet
- Your energy renovation work must be included in the list of eligible work
- You must not have already received an energy bonus
- You must call on a professional recognized as guarantor of the environment (RGE). If you want to find an RGE professional you can go to the EDF works site https://travaux.edf.fr/trouver-un-professionnel
What works are affected by the energy saving certificate?
- improve your heating and control system (boiler, heat pump, etc.),
- insulate your attic, walls, floors,
- set up a heating system using renewable energies (individual solar water heater, wood heating, etc.),
- change your windows.
How is the amount of your EEC aid calculated?
- the geographical location of your accommodation,
- the type of work you plan to do.
- characteristics of your home such as m² in case of insulation for example
- type of heating (fuel or electricity)