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Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency

The new rules aim at increasing energy efficiency in the EU by setting efficiency targets for the EU and Member States, introducing several EU-wide guideline mechanisms and expanding consumer rights concerning metering and billing of heating, cooling and hot water.

Directive on Energy Efficiency (revision)

Directive on the Energy Performance of Buildings.

On 9 July 2018, Directive (EU) 2018/844 amending Directive 2010/31/EU on the Energy Performance of Buildings came into force.

The Directive covers topics including, amongst others:

  • renovation targets;
  • energy performance certificates;
  • inspection, monitoring and control of energy use; and
  • the presence of electrical recharging points (including an obligation to equip 1 out of 10 parking spaces at new or substantially renovated non-residential buildings with a recharging point reactive to price signals.

The Directive needs to be transposed into national law by 10 March 2020.

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