The Department of Environment, Community and Local Government are the policy lead on this Directive. This Department has responsibility for the Articles on boilers and air conditioning.)
The energy inspections and assessments described in the European Communities (Inspection and Assessment of Certain Air-Conditioning Systems) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 346 of 2006) are not required as Ireland has confirmed to the European Commission that it is availing of the alternative equivalence measures provided for under Article 15(4) of Directive 2010/31/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 May 2010 on the energy performance of buildings (recast).