Factsheet: Technical building code

Technical building code

Key Information
The Technical Building Code (TBC), approved by Royal Decree 314/2006, is the regulatory framework that establishes the demands to be met by buildings in terms of the basic security and living conditions requirements. To enhance innovation and technological development, the TBC has adopted a more modern, international approach in the field of building regulations: codes based on features and objectives. The Technical Code contains an Energy Saving Document where the basic requirements in energy efficiency and renewable energy that must be met in new buildings and interventions in existing buildings are described.
stimulate energy efficiency and renewable energy in buildings

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