For non-residential buildings, the certificates will be introduced in 2009. The legislative instruments and supporting software tools are still being developed.
Inspection of boilers
The regulation relating to the inspection of boilers will come in to force the 1st of January 2009. Boilers using liquids or solid fuel should be inspected annually, whereas natural gas boilers > 20kW will require inspection every 2 years. The inspections will be performed by a qualified boiler technician. The boiler technician must undergo a training course and pass an examination. Central heating systems older than 15 years must have a one-off inspection. This inspection will contain advice for the user about a possible replacement of or improvements to the system.
EPBD Buildings Platform > P068_EN_Belgium (Flemish Region) March 2008 5