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Installation of self-regulating devices to individually regulate room temperature

✓ in new buildings

✓ in existing buildings when heat generators are replaced and where technically and economically feasible

Electromobility requirements

1. For buildings with more than ten parking spaces, when the buildings are new or undergoing major renovation

  1. a. Non-residential

✓ One recharging point per building instead of one for every ten parking spaces

✓ Ducting (instead of cabling) for at least one in five parking spaces

  1. b. Residential

✓ Ducting (instead of cabling) for every parking space

  1. c. For non-residential and residential

✓ Requirements apply only if the renovation includes the car park or the electrical infrastructure of the building (for the adjacent car park, the electrical infrastructure of the car park)

✓ No recharging point or ducting where the cost of installation exceeds 7% of the total cost of renovation of the building

✓ Member states to address regulatory barriers to electromobility building and renovation, including barriers caused by permitting and approval procedures

2. For all non-residential buildings with more than 20 parking spaces, even when not undergoing major renovation, as of 2025

✓ Installation of a minimum number of recharging points, but now with many loopholes: ・taking into account relevant national, regional and local conditions, as well as possible diversified needs and circumstances based on area, building typology, public transport coverage and other relevant criteria, to ensure proportionate and appropriate deployment of recharging points"

Smart readiness of buildings

. Smart readiness rating scheme now optional for member states

. European Commission still in charge of designing the scheme, but with more scrutiny by Council of Ministers and European Parliament and more involvement by interested parties such as EPF

Linking subsidies for energy efficiency in buildings to energy savings

. The link is now to 'targeted or achieved' energy savings and not just 'achieved'.

. There are now many ways of determining savings and no longer just by comparing energy performance certificates issued before and after renovation.

Heating and cooling

a. For all buildings with effective rated output for space heating or for combined space heating and ventilation purposes of over 70 kW, either:

- regular inspection

- or advice to users on replacement of heat generators, other modifications to the heating system and alternative solutions to assess the efficiency and appropriate size of the heating system or combined heating and ventilation system

b. For non-residential buildings with effective rated heating or combined heating and ventilation system output of over 290 kW, where technically and economically feasible:

- equipment with building automation and control systems by 2025

✓ for such buildings, no inspection required