The White Paper on good practice in Energy Performance Certificate assessment, certification, and use, is the advanced version of the Green Paper on good practice in EPC assessment, certification, and use. It provides detailed analyses, policy proposals and descriptions of tools on the seven areas that the QualDeEPC project has identified as its priorities for the development of enhanced EPC schemes:
For each topic, the situations in the partner countries were evaluated and best practice examples were described in the Green Paper. Based on this and further analyses, generally applicable measures for improvements are suggested. The enhancements drafted in the Green Paper were evaluated by EU and national stakeholder workshops and tested on pilot buildings and discussed with their representatives.
The major outcomes are:
The suggested improvements on EPC schemes in the White Paper will be the basis for the country-specific adaptation, discussion, and to the extent possible, implementation of the developed policy proposals in the roadmaps to convergence and action towards deep renovation.