What does NZEB mean?

changes to the ventilation and energy efficiency requirements come into force on the 1st of November in ROI for new and existing homes; here’s what you need to know.


There has been a continuing ramping up of minimum energy standards in
buildings over the past 15 years as a response to climate change and environmental protection concerns. The 2019 Technical Guidance Documents (TGDs) covering Ventilation (Part F) and the Conservation of Fuel & Energy (Part L) transpose Articles 7 and 9 of the EU’s 2010 Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (Recast) into Irish law.

Daniel Coyle

Written by Daniel Coyle

Daniel Coyle is an architect and energy design consultant.

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