Germany wants neighborhood solutions for heat

In the current amendment of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology wants to push for greater consideration of community approaches to heat supply. This was announced by Parliamentary State Secretary Oliver Krischer (Greens) on Tuesday at the Berlin Energy Days. In dense cities, it could be counterproductive to consider only the energy supply of individual buildings. The neighborhood approach should also be strengthened in the 2023 amendment to the German Building Energy Act (GEG).

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