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New buildings must meet BENG requirements

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Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO

Effective date: 1 January 2021

What changes?

Do you work in construction? All new buildings must meet the Almost Energy Neutral Building requirements (Bijna Energieneutrale Gebouwen, BENG). These are strict requirements that result from the European Energy Performance of Buildings Directive and are meant to reduce energy consumption.

For whom?

  • construction companies
  • businesses that want to have a new building built

When?

This change in the Building decree is expected to come into force on 1 January 2021.

Please note: The effective date of this measure is not yet final. Entry into force is subject to its passing through the upper and lower houses of parliament or proclamation of the Order in Council (Algemene Maatregel van Bestuur, AMvB) or ministerial decree and publication in the Staatsblad or the Staatscourant (in Dutch).

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