On 7 December 2017, in the context of its December infringements package, the European Commission announced that it has send letters of formal notice requesting Greece and Malta to ensure the correct implementation of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (Directive 2010/31/EU).
Post date: 8 Dec 2017
Analysis of Member States' rules for allocating heating, cooling and hot water costs in multi-apartment/purpose buildings supplied from collective systems
Post date: 22 Nov 2017
This publication provides an overview of the most relevant annual energy relatedstatistics for the European Union as a whole and for each of its Member States.
The data contained in this pocketbook is drawn from several sources: from the European Commission’s services, from international organisations such as the European Environment Agency and the International Energy Agency and also from the European Commission’s estimates when other data is unavailable.
The publication is divided into five parts:
Post date: 5 Oct 2017
This Analytical Report, elaborated by the European Construction Sector Observatory (ECSO), aims to draw a snapshot of the current skills situation in the construction sector in the EU-28, in the context of Construction 2020, the strategic policy agenda for the construction sector in Europe, specifically focusing on skills under the Thematic Objective 2 “Improving the human-capital basis of the construc
Post date: 29 Aug 2017
There are many BUILD UP news items referring to infringement, e.g.: http://www.buildup.eu/en/search/infringement
According to the EU treaties, the European Commission may take legal action – an infringement procedure – against an EU Member State that fails to implement EU law. The Commission may refer the issue to the European Court of Justice, which in certain cases can impose financial penalties.
Post date: 18 Jul 2017
Type: Ask the Experts
Post date: 4 Jul 2017
Post date: 22 Jun 2017
In its News release of 4 May 2017, Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, estimates that in 2016 carbon dioxide (CO₂) emissions from fossil fuel combustion decreased by 0.4% in the European Union (EU), compared with the previous year.
Post date: 4 May 2017
Webinar – ¨What prospects for European Energy Efficiency Policies – Findings from the Energy Efficiency Watch¨
Post date: 20 Mar 2017
The 2016 Clean Energy for all Europeans package of the EU Commission has reinforced the position of energy efficiency policies in the EU’s political agenda. One of the three key objectives of these proposals is to “put energy efficiency first” in the EU’s energy and climate legislations. European policymakers consider energy efficiency to be crucial in reaching the EU’s long-term energy and climate targets.
Post date: 20 Mar 2017