New Zealand H1 Energy Codes

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Current Codes of New Zealand New Zealand Building Code Clause H1 Energy Efficiency This provision requires many buildings, such as housing, to achieve an adequate degree of energy efficiency to modify temperature, humidity, ventilation, the provision of hot water and artificial lighting. It does not apply to all buildings. New Zealand already has a current building energy code as well as national programs in place to help support the code and assist residents and tenants with energy...
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Indonesia

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Current Codes National Energy Efficiency Standard (SNI) for Buildings Energy conservation for building envelope - SNI 03-6389-2011 Energy conservation for air conditioning system in building - SNI 03-6390-2011 Energy conservation for lighting system in building - SNI 03-6197-2011 Energy audit procedure for building - SNI 03-6196-2011 Indonesia has four energy standards for buildings (Standar Nasional Indonesia/SNI), which cover the building envelope, air conditioning, lightin...
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Japan Building Codes

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Current Codes of Japan Criteria for the Rationalisation of Energy Use for Buildings This code combined prescriptive and performance-based elements and applies to large commercial construction, setting standards for the building envelope, HVAC, lighting, water heating, and vertical transport. Design and Construction Guidelines on the Rationalisation of Energy Use for Houses This code applies to residential construction of all sizes and sets standards for insulation, HVAC, water heat...
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Ukraine Building Codes

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Current Codes Thermal Protection of Buildings (DBN B.2.6-31:2006) Effective January 2007 This code is mandatory nationwide and sets requirements for building components including thermal insulation. The code was developed by Yurij Matrosov, who helped develop the Russian Thermal Performance of Building Codes, SNiP 23-02-2003. Ukraine also received assistance from NIISF, IMT, and the US EPA, and integrated many of their suggestions into the code. Ukraine’s code includes a performance-based ...
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China Building Codes

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Current Codes of China China national standard GB50189-2005, Design Standard for Energy Efficiency of Public Buildings Published by the Ministry of Construction in 2005 Helpful Links Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development Global Approaches: A Comparison of Building Energy Codes in 15 Countries Country Report on Building Energy Codes in China A close look at the China Design Standard for Energy Efficiency of Public Buildings The National Standard Design St...
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Germany

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Current Codes Energy Conservation Ordinance (EnEV) The Energy Saving Ordinance sets mandatory energy performance requirements for new buildings and for existing buildings in case of major renovation. This has been effective since 2002 and was last amended in 2013. One of the most stringent codes in the world, the EnEV sets standards for insulation, fenestration, envelope, and HVAC. Germany has plans to amend the EnEV in 2016 to incorporate the nearly-zero energy standard as required by the E...
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Israel Building Codes

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Current Codes of Israel Israel currently has many standards in place, mandatory and voluntary, that address energy efficiency in buildings. Most notably, SI 1045 establishes minimum requirements for thermal insulation of buildings that are used for extended overnight stays Standards on air conditioning, cooling, and window certification have also been established. Israeli standardization: energy efficiency and renewable energies Helpful Links Israel Ministry of Environmen...
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Russia

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Current Codes Russia has mandatory residential buildings codes for single- and multi-family buildings. The country also has a mandatory building code for commercial buildings. Source: Global Approaches: A Comparison of Building Energy Codes in 15 Countries Russia Thermal Performance Of Buildings SP 50.13330.2012 (updated version of SNiP 23-02-2003) Russia’s revised national building code, SP 50.13330.2012, updates the former SNiP 23-02-2003 and includes modernized guidelines for...
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Netherlands Building Codes

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Current Codes of Netherlands Energy Performance Standard for Buildings The Energy Performance Standard (EPN) is the Netherlands’ building energy code. It incorporates standards on efficiency for non-residential buildings (NEN-2916) and residential buildings (NEN-5128), as well as establishes other requirements such as the use of energy certificates for compliance. Building Decree 2012 (Bouwbesluit 2012) This comprehensive regulation applies to all buildings in the Netherlands, inte...
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Peru Building Codes

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Current Codes of Peru While Peru has not yet established a comprehensive building energy code, it has taken significant steps towards promoting energy efficiency through various means. Since 1999, Peru has required energy labels for appliances to inform consumers about energy consumption and encourage the adoption of energy-efficient products. As part of its ongoing efforts to enhance energy efficiency, Peru is actively developing voluntary standards. The National Building Regulations in...
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