EPBD - Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (2010/31/EU)

On Tuesday 19 December 2017, the Estonian presidency reached a provisional agreement with the European Parliament on a revised directive on the energy performance of buildings. The outcome of the trilogue will be presented to EU ambassadors on December 20, with the final analysis and approval of the agreement expected to take place at the beginning of 2018.  
Post date: 20 Dec 2017
Type: News

  by Marianna Papaglastra (Sympraxis Team)    
Post date: 13 Dec 2017
Type: News

  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
Type: News

  by Marianna Papaglastra (Sympraxis Team)    
Post date: 6 Dec 2017
Type: News

eceee press release, 30 November 2017: The European council for an energy efficient economy (eceee) believes that energy efficiency first means that energy needs should be reduced as far as possible in order to avoid wasting energy from any source, including precious renewables. eceee now publishes an updated technical note on the EPBD Annex I, where these issues are defined.    
Post date: 4 Dec 2017
Type: Note

How is Europe’s Horizon 2020 framework programme supporting research, innovation and market uptake of smart buildings?  
Post date: 20 Nov 2017
Type: Publication

by Tiziana Buso (REHVA)   Energy Performance of Buildings (EPB) standards are nowadays on every energy efficiency expert's lips. We are at a turning point in the road towards a homogenous energy efficiency market. However, the goal is not yet achieved. The future of EPB standards is in the hands of all energy efficiency stakeholders.    
Post date: 20 Nov 2017
Type: News

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
Type: Note

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
Type: News

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
Type: Event