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Chris Hughes from SEAI summarises in this presentation the current energy performance requirements for buildings in Ireland and the Irish energy efficiency targets. Part of the planned tightenings is that in 2013 Ireland will implement a voluntary carbon neutral framework and in 2016 it will introduce a low energy standard for buildings other than dwellings.
Hans van Eck from NL Agency summarised in this presentation
the historical and the planned tightenings of the energy performance of dwellings, non-residential and public buildings in the Netherlands from 1995 to 2020,
the changes in the Dutch calculation method for the energy performance of buildings and
the national programmes and activities on the road to 2020.