Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

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.   In this...

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 adopted...

RENOVATE EUROPE publishes proposals for the 2017 legislative reviews of the EPBD and EED

How to make Renovate Europe's NZEB vision a reality by 2050?     On 27 March 2017, RENOVATE EUROPE released an infographic presenting their vision and the changes in the Energy Performance of Buildings...

Szyby do bau Europie na ДЭЭЗ i eed wersji zaproponowanej przez komisję

Układ budynków w Europie wysoka wydajność energetyczna - ulepszenia niezbędne do pakietu zimowego UE: ЕФД i ДЭЭЗ     W marcu 2017 roku, BUILD UP partner szkło do Europy opublikował dokument określający pozycję i...

Approval of the EN-ISO Energy Performance Buildings (EPB) and EPB EN-standards

On last REHVA journal, Jaap Hogeling has announced that the series of 17 EN-ISO Energy Performance Buildings (EPB) standards and 29 EPB EN-standards passed the Final Vote last week of January 2017 and will soon be published.  ...

3 principles to guide the legislative procedure according to the Architects' Council

On 30 November 2016, the EU Commission unveiled an important package of measures entitled ‘Clean Energy for All Europeans’ which notably includes proposals for reviewing the Energy Efficiency (EED) and the Energy Performance of Buildings (...

Improved local energy efficiency financing but far from Paris commitments, concludes Climate Alliance

The European Commission published its 1.000-page “Clean Energy for all Europeans” package featuring new legislative proposals for the energy future of the EU, supposed to lead the bloc to the implementation of the Paris Agreement.  ...

UIPI’s Initial Reaction to the Clean Energy Package

European private landlords and homeowners welcome the holistic approach of the Clean Energy Package, but stress the need to balance the efforts to be done in the building sector with the necessity to provide affordable housing.     The...

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...

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...