EU banned heated family houses built from 2020

Luboš Motl Pilsen The Reference Frame 6/20/10

The European Union has adopted a regulation that will ban the construction of ordinary family houses, starting from 2020. Only the so-called passive houses will be allowed:

iDNES.CZ (autom. transl. into EN), EU Business, EU Parliament, Euractiv, Panda.ORG, The Energy Collective;

Preliminary text of the directive (PDF)