Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (2002/91/EG)
The directive 2002/91/EC on the energy efficiency of buildings was legislated on 16 December 2002 by Council and Parliament of the European Union and had to be implemented by member states until January 2006 into their national legislation. Germany had already implemented the provisions of the directive for the most part in advance with the Energy Saving Act 2002. After the adoption of the Energy Saving Act 2007, all requirements of this directive were fully implemented in Germany.
The Directive on the Energy Performance of Buildings was amended again in 2010: