Open a Plumbing,Heat and Air Conditioning Installation Business in Malta

Open a Plumbing,Heat and A/C Installation Business

Updated on Friday 14th December 2018

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Establish-a-business-on-electricity-gas-steam-and-air-conditioning-supply-in-Malta.jpgDeciding to start a business in Malta can be a great idea, as the government offers many incentives to small and medium-sized enterprises no matter the industry they operate in. This is also the case of those who want to open a plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation business in Malta.

The opening of such company does not imply any specific requirements, other than the fact of registering the business with the Maltese Companies Registrar and respecting the regulations imposed by various authorities.

Our lawyers in Malta have the necessary skills to help those who want to set up a plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation business. We offer specialized services when it comes to the procedure of registering various types of businesses in Malta.

Steps to register a plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation business in Malta 

Foreign or local investors who have decided to establish a plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation business in Malta must follow a few steps which will have their companies up and running in the shortest period of time. These steps are:

  1.           choosing a legal form for their Maltese company – our lawyers recommend the private limited liability company;
  2.           registering the company with the Trade Register – our law firm in Malta can handle this procedure through a power of attorney;
  3.           obtaining the necessary licenses needed to complete the installation of heat and air conditioning appliances;
  4.           registering with specialized associations in order to obtain credibility and attract more clients.

You can rely on our Maltese lawyers for information on the legislation related to offering such services to both residential and commercial clients.

The Building Regulations Act in Malta

The law which must be respected by plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation business owners in Malta is the Building Regulations Act which provides for several norms related to the materials used for installing plumbing, heat and air conditioning units in residential and commercial buildings.

According to this law which was amended a few years back, Malta is trying to reduce the use of conventional energy sources by encouraging energy savings on one side and the use of appliances and materials which retain heat on the other side. In order to offer the best services, Maltese companies in supplying plumbing, heat and air-conditioning services can use such materials and appliances.

It should be noted that the law also provides for several support schemes for companies in the energy industry in Malta, including for those offering heat and air conditioning services.

When it comes to supplying plumbing services, the company must respect the quotas imposed by the Development Planning Law in Malta.

Foreign investors who want to start a plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation business here can rely on our attorneys in Malta for support in registering the company and legal advice on the laws they must respect when providing such services.

Licenses for plumbing, heat and air-conditioning businesses in Malta 

When it comes to the licenses to be obtained for a plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation business in Malta, there are no special permits, however, the company will be required to obtain permission from the municipality for completing certain works.

Other permissions which could be required are issued by the Building Regulations Office which is the case of extensive works will ask for the blueprints of the buildings where these will be completed.

Also, in the case of new buildings, no matter if residential or commercial, the company will need to obtain a construction permit from the city hall in the city or town the building was constructed. Such a permit can also be requested in case of building renovation services.

Why open a plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation business in Malta?

Malta is one of the European countries which have evolved a lot in the last few years. With a booming economy, the services sector in Malta is also thriving which provides for great business opportunities, including for those who want to open plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation businesses in Malta. These can also offer additional services, such as repair and maintenance of heat and air conditioning appliances to clients in Malta.

If you are planning to set up a plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation business in Malta, our lawyers are at your disposal with full company formation services. Do not hesitate to contact us for detailed information and assistance in registering a business for the installation of plumbing, heat and air-conditioning equipment in Malta.