EU Experience

This Position Paper outlines EU Member State approaches and experiences with EPBD Enforcement. The set of actions within this phase of implementation includes establishing a clear structure of responsibilities within the legal adoption, establishing secure on-line registers and databases, quality assurance systems, and setting and implementation of appropriate penalties for non-compliance – and with a focus on continuous learning and improvement.

 No. Position Paper Indicative elements
1 Compliance, quality assurance & enforcement strategies
  • Legal responsibilities
  • Institutional arrangements and responsibilities
  • Documentation chain
  • Importance of databases
  • Quality assurance systems
  • Compliance auditing & inspection strategies – targeted and random sampling
  • Severity grading of non-compliances
  • Levels of non-compliance
  • Penalty systems
  • Corrective educational actions