Powered by xpats.com
Weather
13 °C

Not registered yet?

  • Daily & weekly newsletters
  • Buy & download The Bulletin
  • Comment our articles
Register now

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.

Questions & Answers

Help and get help

Borealis

I live in a building with several apartments (co-proprietaire with a syndic). I'd...

johndh

Hello everyone,

For research, I'm looking for German shopkeepers in Brussel...

Stephydetroy

Which is the best cooking method in order to save electricity bill? Induction, ceramic...

Jobs

Get in touch with your internal...

Tutoring given in three languages (FR, EN...

Events & Social

Upcoming

21 Aug
21.08.2017 to 27.08.2017
Brussels
by muziekpublique
22 Aug
22.08.2017 to 29.08.2017
Tervuren / Wezembeek-Oppem area
by Brussels Childbirth Trust...
22 Aug
22.08.2017 to 24.10.2017
Ixelles
by 5Rhythms.com

Popular

4 Nov
04.11.2017
Brussels
by ARAU asbl
27 Aug
27.08.2017
Stavelot
by Expat Club
13 Sep
13.09.2017
Wezembeek-Oppem
by Brussels Childbirth Trust asbl (BCT)

Twitter