New Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

New Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

New Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

The directive came into force in July 2018 in theory it should be implemented under the “transitional arrangements”

What are the head lines

  • Smart, simpler, supportive of building renovation
  • New document 2a on long term building renovation strategy
  • Stronger links between renovation and availability of finance
  • Updated provisions for air conditioning and boiler inspections
  • Updated definition of “technical building systems” – to include building automation and control and EV charging capability
  • Requirements to provide EV charging infrastructure
  • Introduction of a new “smart readiness indicator”
  • The national renovation strategy moves to EPBD from EED
  • High Efficiency Systems continue to have to be “considered” for new build and major refurbishment Considered, not necessarily used.....
  • EV charging infrastructure for charging points for 1 in 5 parking spaces in new build and major refurbishment of non domestic.
  • How will this be delivered? most likely via Building Regulations / planning policy.