Energy efficiency of buildings and processes

Ukraine: Published draft law on energy efficiency

On 18 September 2017 the State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving published draft Law on Energy Efficiency.  The draft law would establish the legal framework for energy efficiency and would apply to organisations the activities of which result in energy consumption. 

Russia: Clarification on medical examination requirement for employees

Federal Labour and Occupation Service (RosTrud) has published a clarification on the necessity of organizing a preliminary and subsequent regular medical examinations for employees.

Medical examinations are regulated by Order No. 302n that also lists types of working conditions and occupational exposure that are considered as harmful or hazardous.

Russia: Proposed requirements for the energy efficiency of buildings

Organisations that perform planning, expert assessment, construction, putting into operation and operation of heated buildings and structures (both newly built or renovated) may have to comply with a new set of requirements regulating energy efficiency of such buildings and structures.

The following parameters are to be used in order to determine compliance with energy efficiency requirements: