Legislation, regulations, standards

Clearer energy labelling: improved energy efficiency       The Council adopted today without debate a regulation setting a framework for energy efficiency labelling which replaces the current legislation (Directive 2010/30/EU) retaining its main principles but further clarifying, strengthening and extending its scope.  
Post date: 27 Jun 2017
Type: News

The 7th International Building Physics Conference (IBPC 2018): “Healthy, Intelligent, and Resilient Buildings and Urban Environments”, aims to advance the collective understanding of the nature and behaviour of the cyber-physical systems in these different scales, how they interact, and what can be done to optimise their design and operation for healthy, intelligent and resilient buildings and urban environments.   Contributions are invited, but not limited to, the following topics:   Building Materials, Assemblies, and Enclosure Systems
Post date: 27 Jun 2017
Type: Event

increased energy efficiency: ensuring progress towards EU's climate and energy goals       On 26 June 2017, the EU Council agreed its position on a proposal for a revised directive on energy efficiency. This agreement will allow for the start of negotiations with the European Parliament under the Estonian presidency.  
Post date: 27 Jun 2017
Type: News

Energy efficient buildings: increased energy savings and better living conditions       On 26 June 2017, the EU Council agreed its position on a proposal for a revised directive on the energy performance of buildings. This agreement will allow for the start of negotiations with the European Parliament under the Estonian presidency.  
Post date: 27 Jun 2017
Type: News

The European Commission's 'Clean Energy for All Europeans' package was the main theme of the meeting of the European Energy Council, whch took place on 26 June 2017, bringing together EU energy ministers, European Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič, and European Commissioner for Energy and Climate Action Miguel Arias Cañete.     Main results   The Council adopted, without debate, a regulation on  
Post date: 27 Jun 2017
Type: News

Το Energy Efficiency Conference 2017, που θα διεξαχθεί στην Αθήνα στις 29 Σεπτεμβρίου,  έχει ως στόχο την ανάδειξη των πιο αποτελεσματικών μεθόδων που εφαρμόστηκαν από κορυφαίες εταιρίες για να βελτιώσουν την ενεργειακή τους απόδοση, σε πολλαπλούς τομείς και διαδικασίες (παραγωγή, κτήρια, εσωτερικές λειτουργίες, υπηρεσίες).
Post date: 26 Jun 2017
Type: Event

This report presents possible measures for improving the renovation investment climate at local level. It includes measures of a more general nature as well as country-specific recommendations. The main objective of this document is to present existing and/or innovative approaches/mechanisms/scenarios for active involvement of stakeholders at public level and to facilitate and stimulate application of such measures in practice.   
Post date: 26 Jun 2017
Type: Publication

The recommendations and suggestions in this guide are aimed at local energy efficiency practitioners such as energy managers, energy officers, other experts and personnel involved in planning and applying energy efficiency measures; who also have the difficult task to convince the decision makers in benefits of application of energy efficiency measures in public buildings for various reasons (new directives, laws, requirements, budget restrictions, etc.); or interact in their
Post date: 26 Jun 2017
Type: Publication

This work has been done in the framework of the EU-funded project - EmBuild. It involves institutions from Germany, Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania, Serbia, Macedonia, Belgium and Slovenia. It was set up to empower public authorities at local and regional level in order to establish a long-term strategy for mobilising investment in the energy efficient renovation of the public building stock, based on national strategies.   
Post date: 26 Jun 2017
Type: Publication

On November 30, 2016, the European Commission (EC) released important pieces of proposed legislative amendments in the form of the “Clean Energy for All Europeans” package. It covers energy efficiency, renewable energy, the electricity market regulations as well as consumers and governance rules for the Energy Union. The proposed changes refer, inter alia, to the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) and the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED).  
Post date: 26 Jun 2017
Type: Publication