Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

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New Energy Performance in Buildings Directive comes into force on 9 July 2018

After the approval of the EU parliament last April, the new EPBD is now in force!   Check on BUILDUP (http://www.buildup.eu/en/news/commission-welcomes-final-vote-energy-perf...) the backbones of the future energy...
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Report on EU implementation of nZEBs

The EU H2020 project CRAVEzero ( Cost Reduction and market Acceleration for ViablE nearly zero-energy buildings) focuses on proven and new approaches to reduce the costs of nZEBs at all stages of the life cycle. The primary goal is to identify...

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New report from the EPBD Concerted Action available! New buildings & NZEBs

The experts of the Concerted Actions (CA) worked from 2015-2018 to provide a comprehensive overview of the EPBD implementation among the Member States (MSs).   Among all, the CA released a thematic report with an analysis of the new...
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Energy efficient buildings – Presidency secures provisional deal with European Parliament

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...
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OVERVIEW | Evolution of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

  by Marianna Papaglastra (Sympraxis Team)     The EU’s legislative framework for energy efficient buildings was strengthened in 2002 with the adoption of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD – Directive...
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Commission calls on GREECE and MALTA to correctly implement EU rules on energy performance of buildings

  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...
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OVERVIEW | EU support for (deep) energy renovation of buildings

  by Marianna Papaglastra (Sympraxis Team)     As reported by the Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE), deep renovation has the potential to reduce the energy consumption of the building stock by 36% until 2030....
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A snapshot of national renovation strategies: BPIE

A snapshot of national renovation strategies. Examples from selected EU Member States   This briefing provides a snapshot of measures supporting building renovation in selected Member States as of September 2017. As many...