Energy performance certificate for non-residential buildings

Real Estate & Project Development

In their pursuit of carbon neutrality for non-residential buildings, the Flemish authorities tightened, effective from 1st January 2023, the energy performance requirements for non-residential building units.[1] These are building units whose main use is ‘non-residential’, i.e. all building units except residential buildings, industrial buildings and agricultural buildings.

15 March 2023


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[1] Order of the Flemish Government of 8 July 2022 amending the order of the Flemish Government of 1st June 1995 on general and sectoral provisions relating to environmental hygiene, the Energy Order of 19 November 2010 and the order of the Flemish Government of 27 November 2015 implementing the decree of 25 April 2014 on the environmental permit, as regards various provisions relating to energy efficiency and renewable energy, Belgian Official Journal dated 31 August 2022.

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