Applicable Building Type(s)

Existing non-residential, New non-residential

Policy Requirement Level

Mandatory

Policy Sequence

Governance

Development Authority: Centre Scientifique des Techniques du Batiment, CSTB, on behalf of the Ministry of Sustainable Development and Energy

Implementation Authority: Municipalities

Verification Authority: Centre d'Etudes Technique de l'Equipement, CETE

Enforcement Authority: Centre d'Etudes Techniques de l'Equipement, CETE

Prescriptive Compliance path

Total performance

The floor area of the building is equal to the sum of the surfaces of each floor level, calculated from the bare interior facades.

Energy Requirements:

Insulation

Average U value <=0.36 W/m2.K Ratio of global average linear thermal transmittance <=0.28 W/m2.K

Air Leakage

0.60 m3/h.m2 at 4 Pa for single family building 1 m3/h.m2 at 4 Pa for multi-family building

Space Heating System

To be connected to urban heating system supplied for more than 50% by renewable energy source Or Boiler (micro-cogeneration) with COP>=90%

Water Heating System

Solar hot water (2 m2 of solar panels) or Electric hot water (COP=2)

Lighting

Total glazed area >= 1/6 of the total floor area

Renewable Energy

More than 5 kWh primary energy/m2.yr

Compliance Softwares:

End-uses considered:

Space cooling, Space heating, Water heating, Lighting interior, Ventilation

Performance Compliance path

National average primary energy consumption of 50 kWh/m2.yr Requirement on energy needs based on bioclimatic coefficient Requirement on comfort temperature in summer time

Energy Requirements:

Resources

Notes

Climate zones

CDD:

Cooling Degree Days

HDD:

Heating Degree Days

 

CDD

HDD

Climate zone H1a

Not available

Not available

Climate zone H1b

Not available

Not available

Climate zone H1c

Not available

Not available

Climate zone H2a

Not available

Not available

Climate zone H2b

Not available

Not available

Climate zone H2c

Not available

Not available

Climate zone H2d

Not available

Not available

Climate zone H3

Not available

Not available