Definition of nZEB Renovation Standard

Definition of nZEB Renovation Standard

Szymon Firląg (Warsaw University of Technology, Poland)
Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 23
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-4105-9.ch001

Abstract

The aim of the chapter is to present existing definitions of building renovation to nearly zero energy building (nZEB). The EU buildings stock has low energy efficiency and is responsible for the biggest energy consumption. This chapter describes first of all the legal background in EU and general definition of nZEB renovation. In the next part, country-specific definitions are cited. Most of them are setting requirements for primary energy demand. The example of Poland is used to show the possible process of defining the nZEB renovation standard.
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General Nzeb Definition For Buildings That Undergo Major Renovations

The definition of major renovation process in case of building is described in the EPBD Directive (EPBD,2010):‘major renovation’ means the renovation of a building where:

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