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Nearly zero energy buildings requirements for new public buildings

This circular letter informs building control bodies about nearly zero energy buildings requirements for new public buildings.

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Circular letter: nearly zero energy buildings requirements for new public buildings

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This is a circular letter clarifies the implementation of the requirements for new public buildings to meet regulation 25B of the Building Regulations 2010, which sets out that all new public buildings should be nearly zero energy buildings.

‘Nearly zero energy building’ is defined within the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (2010/31/EU) with further advice given in the European Commission Recommendation (EU) 2016/1318.

Published 14 January 2019