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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...