Practices

Overview of support activities and projects of the European Union on energy efficiency and renewable energy in the heating & cooling sector​
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EU on-the-ground support for the 2016 Heating and Cooling strategy

Overview of support activities and projects of the European Union on energy efficiency and renewable energy in the heating & cooling sector​   Horizon 2020, Framework Programme 7 and Intelligent Energy Europe programmes  of...
Evaluation of the BUILD UP Skills initiative under the Intelligent Energy Europe Programme
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Evaluation of the BUILD UP Skills initiative under the Intelligent Energy Europe Programme

This report presents the evaluation of the BUILD UP Skills Initiative Pillar I (elaboration of national roadmaps for blue collar construction skills) and identifies a methodology for the evaluation of the BUILD UP Skills Pillar II projects (which...
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Putting energy efficiency first: consuming better, getting cleaner - EC Fact Sheet

A 30% energy efficiency target, efficient buildings, clarified ecodesign framework and measures, smarter finance to help Europe grow while meeting its climate goals easer.     This fact sheet summarises the new energy efficiency...
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Special Issue Energy and Buildings - EPISCOPE

A special issue of the international journal Energy and Buildings has recently been published, presenting a collection of 11 papers based on representative work performed during the EPISCOPE project.   In the framework of EPISCOPE (April...
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Good practices in energy efficiency - Commission Staff Working Document

Accompanying the document Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2012/27/EU on Energy Efficiency     This Staff Working Document, presenting good practices in energy efficiency in the...
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Small municipality renovates street lighting system: Cabanillas, Spain

With a population slightly below 1,000 inhabitants, the municipality of Cabanillas decided to evaluate an energy efficiency project with its streetlighting. The main objective was the improvement of the physical state and energy efficiency...
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Impact assessment of the revised energy performance of buildings Directive - Commission Staff Working Document

  This Staff Working Document contains the Impact Assessment of the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) and accompanies the Proposal for a revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, which is included in the...
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Evaluation of Directive 2010/31/EU on the energy performance of buildings - Commission Staff Working Document

  Accompanying the document Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2010/31/EU on the energy performance of buildings     This Staff Working Document, evaluating the effectiveness,...
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Communication from the Commission on an Ecodesign Working Plan 2016-2019

  The Ecodesign Working Plan is part of EC's new Clean Energy package, which was released on 30 November 2016.   This Working Plan 2016-2019 contributes to the Commission's new initiative on the Circular Economy, which promotes a...
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European Commission: Proposal for a revised Renewable Energy Directive

Proposal for a DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources (recast) - COM(2016) 767 final     This European Commission proposal for a revised Renewable Energy...