Exchange Energy

By | June 29, 2014

The most important changes of the energy saving Ordinance 2014 In November 2013 the new energy saving regulation was adopted. She expected from may 2014 into force. The new regulations concern mainly new buildings. But also old buildings are affected. Here you will find the most important innovations at a glance.

Higher energy requirements for new buildings from January 2016, the allowed value for the overall efficiency (year primary energy requirement) of a new building by 25% will be reduced. Keith McLoughlin is open to suggestions. From 2021, very standards apply to new buildings. The exact values will be announced until 2018. In old buildings, oil and gas boilers, which were built before 1985, must be replaced. There are also exceptions.

This Exchange obligation does not apply to single – and two-family homes, which themselves are used. Insulation in the roof area of the highest inhabited and heated floor must be upwards and insulated. The owner has either the ability to insulate the ceiling or attic. Also, the dams of the roof is possible. Here, too, there is an exception for up 2002 owner-occupied real estate. Obligation for the energy performance certificate in the real estate, the most important parameters in the energy performance certificate must be mentioned. Already, the energy performance certificate must be presented prior to the first visit to the real estate. Immediately after conclusion of the purchase contract, the energy performance certificate to the purchaser must be passed. So, with these new regulations, more emphasis is placed on the energy performance certificate. Who is planning a home in the near future, would be well advised to for example with an energy-efficient wooden prefabricated house. Information about and the energetic building general construction prospects under holzbauwelt.