Article 19a

Article 19a of the EPBD Directive 2018/844/EU requires the European Commission to conduct a feasibility study to identify the need, possibilities and timeline for introducing EU provisions related to the following two new aspects:

  1. the inspection of stand-alone ventilation systems and
  2. an optional building renovation passport

The feasibility study is contracted to a consortium formed by INIVE and BPIE who, together with a broad range of experts in the required fields, will provide technical support to the Directorate-General for Energy of the European Commission.

The tasks to be carried out within the feasibility study are:

TASK 1 Review of regulations, guidelines and standards on the inspection of stand-alone ventilation systems.

TASK 2 Analysis of the relevance, feasibility and possible scope of measures at EU-level for the inspection of stand-alone ventilation systems.

TASK 3 Selection of policy options for inspections of stand-alone ventilation systems and analysis of related potential impacts.

TASK 4 Review of building renovation passports and related schemes and initiatives at EU, National and regional level.

TASK 5 Analysis of the relevance, feasibility and possible scope of measures at EU-level for the promotion of building renovation passports.

TASK 6 Selection of policy options for building renovation passports and analysis of related potential impacts.

TASK 7 Stakeholder consultation and study website.


INIVE will lead the topic “Inspections of stand-alone ventilation systems (tasks 1 to 3)” , while BPIE will lead the topic “Optional building renovation passport (tasks 4 to 6)” . Stakeholder consultation (task 7) is led by INIVE.

 

The feasibility study is coordinated by INIVE EEIG and runs from 18 December 2018 until 17 December 2019.

 

Partners

INIVE
BPIE
BBRI
Cetiat
 

Subcontractors

REHVA
Cerema
BCCA
EPB
IFEU
The Shift Project
Just-pm
Quo Vasys
UNIVERSITEIT GENT