EU-Support for the implementation of the cost optimal methodology

Article 5 of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) recast requires the Member States to calculate cost-optimal levels of minimum energy performance requirements for buildings and building elements using a comparative methodology framework (regulation Nr. 244/2012). The Commission provided guidelines to accompany the comparative methodology framework.

On behalf of the Commission, Ecofys supported Member States in the application of the methodology for national calculations. For this purpose, we realized a training course for the Member States on the application of the methodology in Brussels, gave presentations in the UK, Denmark, Italy, Austria and held a webinar on the topic. Additionally, we provided an ad-hoc answer service to all Member States for any questions that arose during the project phase.