Description of legislative provisions on energy saving and increase in power effectiveness of buildings and constructions. Acquaintance to the state information system (SIS) in the field of energy saving and increase in power effectiveness. The quality standards in the field of power effectiveness (ISO 500001). The description of the main requirements and methods at power inspection of buildings, definition of a class of power effectiveness of houses. A concept about self-regulatory organization, requirements to its creation. The description of the actions directed to energy saving, calculation of a payback period of these actions.