Energy label targets

Last updated: 18 November 2019

Voluntary agreements exist between the Dutch national government and housing corporations to bring their building stock to an average of energy label B by 2020.

Exemptions include buildings with an office function < 50%, offices buildings with a total size of <100m2, the building is considered a national monument, the building is selected for demolishment, disownment or planned for transformation within 2 years, the costs of upgrading cannot be recouped within 10 years.

As of the 1st of January 2023, it will be mandatory for all office buildings to have an energy label C.

As of 1st of January 2030 an energy label A will be the standard.

End uses covered
  • Building end-uses
  • Building envelope