Applicable Building Type(s)

Policy Requirement Level


Policy Sequence


Development Authority: Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development; Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology

Implementation Authority: Federal states

Verification Authority: Building control authority (local level)

Enforcement Authority: Building control authority (local level)

Prescriptive Compliance path

The outer boundary of an enclosed heated zone

Energy Requirements:


U-Values (W/m2.K)WallsFloorRoofWindowsDoor
All climate zones 0.28 0.35 0.2 1.3 1.8


1.40 W/(m2.K) Heat transfer coefficient. 0.60 glazing overall energy transmittance

Space Heating System

SPF 4 maximum for air-conditioning systems with a cooling capacity >12kWh and 4 000m3/h vol. power of delivery air

Water Heating System

Specified in part 4

Renewable Energy

If electricity from renewable energies is used it may be deducted from the delivered energy demand if generated in direct spatial relation to the building and used primarily in the building, not fed into the grid

Compliance Softwares:

There is no compliance software specified

End-uses considered:

Space cooling, Space heating, Water heating, Ventilation

Performance Compliance path

The energy performance requirement is based on an equivalent model building and measured as kWh/m2/year of primary energy

Energy Requirements:



Climate zones