Weather
8 °C

Search form

Powered by xpats.com

You are here

PEB for an extension

Question
Answer
anon Jan 5, 2012 09:51

Yes, it's totally crazy, but it's the law. It was my understanding that it only applies for new buildings, or major renovations, so there is scope for exemptions. You should question your architect about whether it is really needed. The urbanisme at the commune may also be able to tell you if the PEB assessment is required for what you are doing. When I did a major extension on my house, I needed one. The guy who turned up was a complete loser. Did a report in half an hour using a template in Word, and charged around what you're being asked for. Even my architect agreed that it was a total waste of time, effort and money.
There are regulations covering this, so it's effectively a tax on building works, and employment scheme for architects and civil engineers. Just another crazy Belgian thing, but we live with it.

Events & Social

Enrich your social life!

Upcoming

24 Dec
24.12.2014
Braine-L'Alleud
by All Saints Church
24 Dec
24.12.2014
Braine-L'Alleud
24 Dec
24.12.2014
Evere
by LifePoint Church

Popular

14 Feb
14.02.2015 to 15.02.2015
Brussels
by Galini
31 Jan
31.01.2015
Waterloo
by FCJ Centre of Spirituality
27 Dec
27.12.2014
Brussels
by Homeira Kroone

Local offers

Great deals & discounts

Twitter