Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

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REHVA Brussels Summit

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...
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Is there a difference between “shall” and “should” in the EPBD?

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...
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AIE, AREA and GCP Europe Joint Position Paper on the EPBD review

On 22 June 2017, AIE, AREA and GCP Europe released the following joint position paper:       The AIE (European Association of electrical contracting companies), AREA (European association of...
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EU Council agrees on proposal for a revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

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...
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'Clean Energy package' top topic for EU Energy Council


 

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...
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Revision of the EPBD - What could change regarding the inspection of heating and air conditioning systems?

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.   The...
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Commission requests the CZECH REPUBLIC and the NETHERLANDS to fully comply with the EPBD

One of the key decisions taken by the European Commission regarding the Energy policy in the June infringement package in a letter of formal notice and a reasoned opinion: The Commission has requested in the...
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Think local first: a building policy to deliver on the EU's renovation challenge

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   Consumers, local authorities and energy...