Renovations are considered ecological if at least 25% of the total investment (minimum loan amount: CHF 20,000) will be used to make energy-saving improvements that qualify for subsidies. This kind of renovation work includes:
If you are buying a property, it must have a CECB eco-rating of A
The term of the loan must be at least five years.
The Cantonal Building Energy Certificate (CECB) is an eco-rating program recognized by all Swiss cantons. The information contained in the certificate can be used for appraisal purposes and to pinpoint potential energy-efficiency improvements. The certificate shows: