According to No. 3.1 of the “On-site energy-saving advice” guidelines, only persons who are engineers (and architects) and who have acquired the specialist knowledge required for energy-saving advice through their professional activities may be admitted as advisors.
the specialist knowledge required for energy-saving advice. They must have the
on-site consultation and have the necessary reliability.
have the necessary reliability.
As proof of qualification, the following must therefore be submitted to the Federal Office of Economics and Export Control (BAFA)
an engineer’s certificate with a short description of the professional career as well as
** a list of relevant professional experience or relevant further training for the
– thermal insulation technology
– heat demand assessment
– heating engineering
– Renewable energy
– General energy saving advice
in each case with certificates of employment or certificates of completion of further training.
***Only in the case of self-employed applicants may proof of relevant professional experience also be provided by means of a detailed and comprehensible list of references.
Only in the case of self-employed applicants, proof of relevant professional experience may also be provided by means of a detailed and comprehensible list of references with at least 10 objects – two per area – for the above-mentioned areas. Addresses, dates, a description of the type
The addresses, dates, a description of the type, scope, focus and special features of the projects, the work you have personally performed for this purpose with the results and recommendations of your work and the data relevant to construction and plant engineering for the respective projects must be presented in concrete terms and assigned to the individual areas.
Proof of self-employment (e.g. copy of business registration, confirmation of tax advisor with date of entry) must be enclosed with the documents.
According to No. 3.2 of the Guidelines, engineers may not be admitted as consultants who work for energy supply companies or for companies that manufacture or distribute products, or who
or install equipment used in energy-saving investments in the heating and building sector, as well as consultants who demand or receive commissions from such companies. Furthermore, the
Furthermore, according to No. 4.4 of the Guidelines, the advice must be provided independently of any supplier.
Please provide a statement on No. 3.2 of the Guidelines.