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

Venues: 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
Type: Event

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
Type: Publication

In the Energy Performance for Buildings Directive (EPBD), “shall” is used in article 9, whereas “should” is used in article 2:   Article 9 of the EPBD states that: “Member States shall ensure that by 31 December 2020, all new buildings are nearly zero-energy buildings, and after 31 December 2018 new buildings occupied and owned by public authorities are nearly zero-energy buildings.”  
Post date: 18 Jul 2017
Type: Ask the Experts

This website is linked to an ongoing study (ending July 2018) that will provide technical support to the Directorate-General for Energy of the European Commission (EC) in order to feed the negotiations and decision process regarding potentially setting up a ‘Smart Readiness Indicator for Buildings’, as mentioned in the proposal by the EC for a revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive-EPBD (where it was called "smartness indicator").
Post date: 17 Jul 2017
Type: Link

On Wednesday 14 June, BUILD UP attended the International Social Housing Festival in Amsterdam. There we had the chance to meet the Energy Ambassadors, volunteers supporting other residents to save energy and money. The concept is simple: the Energy Ambassadors, through training and a toolkit, show their neighbours how to save energy and encourage them to engage with others to achieve replicability. 
Post date: 12 Jul 2017
Type: News

On 22 June 2017, AIE, AREA and GCP Europe released the following joint position paper:      
Post date: 29 Jun 2017
Type: Note

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

In the European Commission's proposal for a revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, released on 30 November 2016, substantial changes are proposed as regards the inspection of heating and air conditioning systems.  
Post date: 23 Jun 2017
Type: Ask the Experts

Think local first: designing an EU building policy framework centred on consumers, local authorities and energy advisory services to deliver on Europe’s renovation challenge  
Post date: 30 May 2017
Type: Event