Applicable Building Type(s)

Existing non-residential, New non-residential

Policy Requirement Level

Mandatory

Policy Sequence

Governance

Development Authority: Ministry of Environment Energy and Climatic Change (MEECC)

Implementation Authority: Private Auditors

Verification Authority: Ministry of Environment Energy and Climatic Change (MEECC)

Enforcement Authority: Ministry of Environment Energy and Climatic Change (MEECC)

Prescriptive Compliance path

Gross area

Energy Requirements:

Insulation

Defined per building element in Tables of TGTC No 1

Windows

Thermal characteristics of windows (incl shading) and walls calculated for Reference Building (see TGTCG 1 & 3)

Skylights

No requirement

Air Leakage

TGTCG No 1 defines ventilation rates per building type / room use and infiltration rates are given per opening type, chimney existence etc.

Space Heating System

Min EER of 2.8 air-cooled, 3.8 water-cooled, with ESEER being introduced to be enforced at later stage (see TGTCG No 1)

Water Heating System

Methodology and DHW needs defined in TGTCG No 1

Lighting

In general 16 W/m2 for 500 lux, Table per building use is given in TGTCG No 1

Renewable Energy

Specific study for introduction of RES and CHP is part of the Building permit issue process

Compliance Softwares:

KENAK (based on EN 13790)

End-uses considered:

Space cooling, Space heating, Water heating, Lighting interior

Performance Compliance path

Minimum requirement - Reference Building Class B (or higher)

Energy Requirements:

Resources

Notes

Climate zones