Regulation (2014:480) If Government Purchases Of Energy Efficient Products, Services And Buildings
Original Language Title: Förordning (2014:480) om myndigheters inköp av energieffektiva varor, tjänster och byggnader
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Authorities covered by the requirements
section 1 of this Regulation applies to government offices, the courts
and the authorities referred to in §§ 22-32 regulation
(2009:907) on environmental management in government agencies.
With the authority for the purposes of this regulation, an authority
According to the first subparagraph shall apply the regulation.
section 2 of the requirements set out in paragraphs 3 to 7 applies only to purchases of more than
the thresholds laid down in article 7 of the European Parliament
and Council Directive 2004/18/EC of 31 March 2004 on the
coordination of procedures for the award of
works, supplies and services.
The purchase of energy efficient products
§ 3 When an authority buys goods covered by a delegated
Act adopted pursuant to European Parliament and Council
Directive 2010/30/EU of 19 May 2010 on the indication by labelling and
standardized product information, energy-related
of the consumption of energy and other resources or a
related Commission implementing directive, the Agency shall
buy the goods which meet the criteria for the highest
the energy efficiency class.
If the purchase is for a hardware package, which as a whole covered by the
such a delegated Act referred to in the first subparagraph,
authority may require that the overall energy efficiency is to have
precedence over the energy efficiency of individual goods
within the package. The authority will then buy the commodity packages
meets the criterion for the maximum
the energy efficiency class.
4 section When an authority buys goods covered by a
enforcement action pursuant to European Parliament and Council
Directive 2009/125/EC of 21 October 2009 establishing
a framework for the setting of ecodesign requirements for
energy-related products, which have been adopted after 5
December 2012, the authority shall purchase the goods that meet
energy efficiency benchmarks set out in the
the implementing measure.
§ 5 When an authority purchasing office equipment covered by
Council decision 2006/1005/EC of 18 december 2006 on
the conclusion of the agreement between the Government of the United States
and the European Community on the coordination of programs
energy efficiency labelling for Office equipment shall
authority shall purchase the goods that meet
energy efficiency requirements not less demanding than the ones
are listed in Annex C to the agreement attached to the
section 6, When an authority buys tires covered by the
European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) no 1222/2009 of
25 november 2009 on the labelling of tyres with respect to
fuel efficiency and other essential parameters,
the authority buy tires that meet the criteria for the
highest rating for fuel efficiency, according to
Annex I to that regulation.
Requirement referred to in the first subparagraph shall not apply where the authority of
safety reasons or on the grounds of public health, choose to
buy tires with the highest classification for traction on wet
surfaces or classification for the external
Purchases of services
paragraph 7 of an authority shall in its specifications or other
tender documents concerning public service contracts require
the service provider, if he buys into new products in order to
provide the service, in whole or in part, only buy in
goods that meet the requirements of sections 3 to 6.
With "public service contracts" means contracts for such services
as defined in article 1(2)(d) of
European Parliament and Council Directive 2004/18/EC of 31
March 2004 on the coordination of procedures for the award of public
procurement of works, goods and services.
The purchase of buildings or the conclusion of lease agreements
section 8, an agency that buys a building or part of a
lease agreement in respect of a building or facility shall only purchase
or enter into lease agreements for buildings at least meets
the requirements for energy economy and heat retention that
placed on the construction works in accordance with Chapter 8. section 4 of the 6 aircraft and
Building Act (2010:900) as well as the regulations issued in
connection to the paragraph.
The requirements referred to in the first subparagraph shall not apply if the purpose of the
the purchase is to
a) do or demolishing the building,
b) sell the building on without using it for their own
c) preserving the building as a building officially protected as
part of a designated environment or because of their special
architectural or historic value.
section 9 of an agency may exempt purchases and contracts from
the requirements set out in paragraphs 3 to 8. Exceptions may be made if the authority faced
purchase determines that a purchase of such buildings, goods and
services or the conclusion of lease agreements for buildings and
premises is not compatible with
b) economic feasibility,
c) sustainability in the broader sense,
d) technical suitability, or
e) sufficient competition.
With cost effectiveness means profitability for the authority with
account of the building's energy consumption in a
life cycle perspective.
Except for Sweden's defense
section 10 of the requirements set out in paragraphs 3 to 8 apply only to the extent that
their application does not conflict with the military
the armed forces ' nature and essential purpose.
The provisions shall not apply to contracts for the supply of
military equipment as defined in the European Parliament
and Council directive 2009/81/EC of 13 July 2009 on the
coordination of procedures for the award of certain contracts
for works, supplies and services by Contracting
authorities and entities in the fields of defence and security.
section 11 of the rules on reporting and monitoring is available in 20 and 20 (a) of the Regulation (2009:907) on environmental management in government agencies and in the annex to that regulation.
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