European NGOs and efficiency stakeholders applaud the 11 October 2017 vote of the Industry, Transport and Research (ITRE) Committee of the European Parliament in favour of stronger European building regulations. The final report adopted significantly improves the Commission’s proposal and counterbalances the weak General Approach of the Energy Council, according to the NGOs.
Post date: 19 Oct 2017
New measures to ensure that all new buildings in the EU are as energy-efficient as possible by 2050 were agreed by the Industry, Research and Energy Committee (ITRE) of the European Parliament.
Post date: 12 Oct 2017
The EU’s major buildings legislation is under review: this is the opportunity to boost the quality of life and wellbeing of people across Europe through energy renovation.
At Renovate Europe Day 2017, which will take place on 10 October in the European Parliament at Brussels, Belgium, the Rapporteur and 4 Shadow Rapporteurs for the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) will debate their views with the Estonian EU Presidency, the Commission and key stakeholders at n the European Parliament, focusing on the following questions:
Post date: 4 Oct 2017
BUILD UP has released a short video presenting the benefits and opportunities of the webportal for buildings professionals.
The video is available at the link below, feel free to spread and show it to your network!
Post date: 3 Oct 2017
On 14 September 2017, the European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (eceee) published a new "Steering through the maze" guide. The new guide, “Understanding energy efficiency in the European Commission’s Clean Energy Package”, focuses on energy efficiency aspects within the so-called Winter Package.
Post date: 2 Oct 2017
Steering through the maze #7: A guide from the European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy
Post date: 2 Oct 2017
As the negotiations on the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) revision proceeds, the European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (eceee) has noted some worrying signs that threaten to deliver less savings, contradict the “energy efficiency first” principle and create unwanted side effects on the renewables side. In particular, the proposed discounting of off-site renewables must be removed from the proposals.
Post date: 27 Sep 2017
REHVA position paper on the European Commission proposal of the revised ENERGY PERFORMANCE OF BUILDINGS DIRECTIVE COM(2016)0765
This position paper on the EC proposal for the revised EPBD was published In March 2017, in the 2nd issue of the REHVA Journal.
The REHVA position is grouped into 3 priorities:
Post date: 31 Aug 2017
REHVA Headquarter, rue Washington 40
The Hotel, Boulevard de Waterloo, 38, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
The REHVA Brussels Summit will launch a new sequence of REHVA meetings offering an intense 2-days event with a new concept and a revamped visual design.
Post date: 26 Jul 2017
This document presents the final report for the study for a comprehensive assessment of the macro-level and sectoral impacts of energy efficiency policies. The report is a first attempt to apply this framework to make a comprehensive quantitative assessment of such multiple benefits and their trade-offs. It shows that enhanced energy efficiency in Europe beyond a 27% target for 2030 could led to substantial social, economic and environmental effects.
Post date: 20 Jul 2017