The European Directive on the Energy Performance of Buildings (EPBD) requires that Member States set up a certification, with an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). Member States must also establish an independent control system for the EPCs (Art. 18), as well as effective, proportionate and dissuasive sanctions in case of non-compliance (Art. 27).
A draft source book has been published from the QUALICHeCK project. It provides suggestions for a more effective compliance of the EPCs with the national or regional legislations.
This article summarizes its contents.
To read the complete article, please go to the REHVA website here.