Energy & Built Environment

Last updated: 5 November 2017
The Energy and Built Environment Programme (previously knnown as Compass) is a comprehensive programme covering the whole built environment, aimed at reaching the CO2-reduction goals as set in the Kyoto agreement. Projects focus on development and implementation of instruments to enable target groups to conserve energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.The programme can be divided into government instruments and supporting instruments. Government instruments include, Energy Performance in Buildings Directive; Energy Performance Advice for existing non-residential buildings and Housing and energy label; Energy Performance Coefficient, adjustment for non-residential buildings and housing adjustment. Supporting instruments include, Energy Saving Monitor; Model Quality Profiles for existing buildings. These instruments are fully described on the website.

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