is already published DB-HE Application Guide 2019 in the absence of a few days (as of September 24) so that the new CTE 2019 be mandatory application. Its objective is to facilitate, to the different building agents, the knowledge and application of the new DB-HE included in Royal Decree 732/2019 of December 20.
This guide completes the set of technical support documents that respond to the strategy of the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda to facilitate the application of building regulations and broaden their knowledge among technical personnel working in the field of the building.
The document is designed for building agents who are going to apply the DB-HE or want to have a deeper knowledge in relation to other actions within the field of building other than the project itself. Its content is structured in a brief introduction, six chapters, one per section of the DB, and an annex.
The objective is that the technicians can solve all the doubts that arise in relation to the fulfillment of the new requirements. General aspects, application scheme, compliance and concepts of interest are included.
This Basic Document (DB) Its purpose is to establish rules and procedures that allow the basic requirements of energy saving to be met..
In accordance with the transitory provisions of Royal Decree 732/2019, this new version of the DB-HE will be mandatory for new construction works and interventions in existing buildings for which, in both cases, a municipal works permit is requested from as of September 24, 2020. For those for which the municipal works license is requested before that date, its application is voluntary, and the previous version of the document may also be applied.
- DA DB-HE/1: Calculation of characteristic parameters of the envelope (January 2020)
- DA DB-HE/2: Verification of limitation of superficial and interstitial condensation in the enclosures
- DA DB-HE/3: Thermal bridges
- DB-HE Reference climates: Descriptive document reference climates
- DB-HE MET: Climates Data files of all climate zones
- Change History: Supporting Documents Change History
The guide can be downloaded directly from the CTE website by clicking here.