The standards applicable to the insulation of new buildings are changing rapidly. Today, in Brussels, new homes have to reach a level of insulation – known as the K level – lower than 40. From 2015 onwards, all new buildings will have to be ‘passive’. By 2021, ‘zero energy’ will be expected.
The various terms that can be applied to a home to define its energy performance correspond to precise standards:
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