Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

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97% of buildings in the EU need to be upgraded

BPIE undertook a detailed analysis of EPC data and finds that 97,5% of the building stock, currently not in the A class, should therefore be upgraded, making the figure of 75% of the European building stock being ‘energy inefficient’...
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Belgium initiatives to promote Europe-wide harmonized energy efficiency standards

REHVA advocates the need for harmonised application of EPB standards across Europe, which needs active involvement of national standardisation bodies and stakeholders, to achieve a harmonized energy performance calculation framework.  ...
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EuroACE and eceee applaud European Parliament’s committee vote on buildings efficiency

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...
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EU Parliament ITRE Committee votes for highly energy-efficient buildings by 2050

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.   Rules to channel the...
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eceee releases new maze guide focusing on energy efficiency aspects within EC’s Clean Energy Package

  On 14 September 2017,  the European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (eceee) published a new "Steering through the maze" guide. The new guide, “Understanding energy efficiency in the European Commission’s Clean Energy Package”,...
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eceee: Understanding energy efficiency in the European Commission’s Clean Energy Package

Steering through the maze #7:  A guide from the European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy     On 30 November 2016, the European Commission published its “Clean Energy For All Europeans” package, also...
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EPBD must focus on reducing energy needs and avoid double-counting of renewables, says eceee

As the negotiations on the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) revision proceeds, the European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (eceee) has noted some worrying signs that threaten to deliver less savings,...
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EU bids on standardisation to boost building energy efficiency – notes from EUSEW 2017

In June 2017, the EUSEW 2017 Policy Conference dedicated its over 60 sessions to the several facets of the Clean Energy for All European package. Among them, the session “The role of standardisation towards higher Energy Performance of...