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The 2016 Commission’s winter package – What are the plans for increasing the building renovation rate?

The Commission’s Communication “Clean Energy for all Europeans” (also called the winter package) refers to the proposed amendment of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive. Here it is suggested that the Member States shall set up a...
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The 2016 Commission’s winter package – What’s in for the users?

On 30 November 2016 the Commission has published a Communication called “Clean Energy for all Europeans”. It includes 3 main goals: Putting energy efficiency first, achieving global leadership in renewable energies and providing a fair...
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Reducing energy demand of buildings is key to reduce energy poverty, PlasticEurope says

PlasticsEurope welcomes the European Commission’s proposals for a revision of the Energy Performance of Building Directive (EPBD) and the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) which maintain the current framework of Nearly Zero Energy...
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Inclusion of Lighting warmly welcome by LightingEurope

LightingEurope welcomes the European Commission proposal on amending the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD).   In particular, LightingEurope is glad to see that the European Commission proposal imposes on Member States to...
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Ignite growth in construction hopes FIEC

Will “Winter Package” spark spending on renovation or leave investors cold?     FIEC hopes long anticipated energy package will ignite growth in construction   “We hope the “Winter Energy Union Package” will facilitate deep renovation...
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An opportunity to drive improvement in building stock: EVIA views

EVIA, representing the European Ventilation Industry, welcomes the Clean Energy for All Europeans package, which recognises the crucial importance of indoor environment quality aspects in buildings. However, it could have gone even further...
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Good intentions, but more needed, regrets EURIMA

The proposed 30% binding energy efficiency target marks the recognition of energy efficiency as catalyst for securing sustainable growth, jobs and competitiveness in the EU.   Eurima shares the intentions of the Commission to accelerate...
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District Heating to boost EU energy transition states Euroheat & Power

The European Commission has just released its “Clean Energy For All Europeans” package, which includes key Energy Union legislative proposals: revisions of the Directives on Energy Efficiency (EED), Energy Performance of Buildings (EPBD)...
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Energy Cities: Democracy, Decentralisation, Divestment: '3D screening' of the EU Energy Package

How “3D compatible” is the newly released, 1200-page strong “clean energy for all Europeans” package released today by the European Commission? How much does it contribute to a system shift towards more prosperity, legitimacy and ...
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EGEC gives a tepid welcome to the Clean Energy Package

The European Geothermal Energy Council gives a tepid welcome to the EU Commission’s proposals for the revision of the EU energy framework.    The European Commission unveiled the “Clean Energy Package” including, amongs other things, the...
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COGEN: Rewarding the added value of cogeneration

COGEN Europe welcomes the renewed commitment to the “energy efficiency first” principle in the European Commission’s “Clean Energy for All Europeans” package released on November, 30th. To unlock the potential of high efficiency...
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EASME de Données Moyeux

L' Agence Exécutive pour les Petites et Moyennes Entreprises (EASME) hcomme développé un outil interactif qui génère de l'information sur les programmes de financement de l'UE. Pour le moment l'application est disponible pour:...
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It is feasible to unleash the potential of Building Automation and Controls, says eu.bac

The European Building Automation and Controls Association (eu.bac), welcomes the launch of the Clean Energy EU Package adopted on November 30, 2016 by the European Commission, including, amongst other things, a new Ecodesign Working Plan...
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No more support for fossil fuels anymore?

Earlier this year, in its Heating and Cooling Strategy, the European Commission addressed thermal energy for the first time in a consistent manner. This was timely, as decarbonising Europe’s energy system is impossible without...
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Accelerating clean energy in buildings

REVHA - the Federation of European Heating, Ventilation and Air-conditioning associations- summarises the main items of  'Clean Energy of All Europeans' Package   The European Commission unveiled the long-awaited “Clean Energy for All...
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Towards a progressive transition to a low-carbon energy: Eurofuel position

The liquid fuel heating sector welcomes the “Energy Efficiency First” principle and calls for a fair and progressive transition to a low-carbon energy that facilitates innovation in Europe   The European Commission adopted today a major...
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Solar heat gains and daylight just as important as insulation: European Aluminum views on Energy Package

European Aluminium released its position on  the European Commission released a package of measures under the headline “Clean Energy for All Europeans – unlocking Europe's growth potential”.   Energy Performance of Buildings Directive...
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Clean Energy Package: buildings essential for energy transition

Today the European Commission unveiled the long-awaited “Clean Energy for All Europeans” Package, an extensive set of legislative proposals revising key directives for the housing sector on energy efficiency and renewables.If the European...
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'Clean Energy for All' is best delivered by energy renovation of buildings

The European Commission unveils its much awaited Winter Package, entitled ‘Clean Energy for all Europeans’, including proposals for reviewing the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) and Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD)....
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Winter package’s 30% binding target absolute minimum, welcomes support for Efficiency First principle, says eceee

eceee welcomes the fact that the Commission is promoting Energy Efficiency First in the Clean Energy for All Europeans package. A strong improvement in energy efficiency is necessary if the EU is to deliver on the Paris Agreement, and it...