Factsheet: Renewable heating in buildings obligation

Renewable heating in buildings obligation

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
EPB - Renewable heating in buildings obligation
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
EPB - energieprestatieregelgeving voor bouwers: hernieuwbare energie verplichting
Description: 
From January 2014, every new building, office or school in Flanders needs to obtain part of its energy from renewable sources. Biomass heating (covering at least 85% of the bruto heating energy needs) qualifies for this; district heating as well (if at least 45% renewable).
Goal/Aim: 
Stimulate renewable energy in buildings

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
VEA - Flemish Energy Agency

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2013