Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

Driving energy efficiency in the European building stock: New recommendations on the modernisation of buildings

Today, the European Commission has published a series of recommendations on the modernisation of buildings, specifying how Member States should implement the revised building modernisation aspects of the Energy performance of buildings directive (...

BUILD UPON2 - Boosting low-carbon building renovation across Europe

On 23rd May 2019, the World Green Building Council’s European network in collaboration with eight cities and partners announced the launch of BUILD UPON2, the next phase of the world’s largest collaborative project on building...

Public consultation of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive launched by DG ENER

As part of the evaluation and review of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, as required under Art. 19 of the Directive, the European Commission has launched a public consultation which will run until 31 October. The objective of...

European Commission requests AUSTRIA and the UNITED KINGDOM to comply with Energy Efficiency in Buildings Directive

In June 2015, the European Commission (EC) requested Austria to fully transpose the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) into national law. In July 2014, the Commission decided to refer Austria to the EU Court...

Public workshop on innovative financing for energy efficiency and renewables: presentations, proceedings and recordings now available

The “Public workshop on innovative financing for energy efficiency and renewables”, organised by ManagEnergy, was held in Brussels on April 28 2015. The event focused on operational solutions implemented by local and regional authorities...

OVERVIEW | Quality and compliance issues in relation to the energy performance of buildings

Effective implementation of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive in practice implies, among other things, high quality construction works such that a completed building’s energy performance is as planned. It also requires...

DEADLINE EXTENDED: EU Sustainable Energy Week 2015: Last chance to register!

Update 2015/06/09: The deadline for registering has been extended until midday on Friday, 12 June. A kindly reminder that there is only time until 8 June to register for the 2015 European Sustainable Energy Week (...

‘Drivers for change: Strengthening the role of valuation professionals in market transition’ – RenoValue Market Insights Report now available

On 2 June a group of property valuation experts unveiled the Market Insights Report ‘Drivers for change: Strengthening the role of valuation professionals in market transition’. The report provides insights into current levels of...

Energy: POLAND asked to correctly apply the Renewable Energy Directive

By sending a reasoned opinion, the European Commission has asked Poland to ensure the correct implementation of the Renewable Energy Directive in particular as regards biofuels. The Directive...

Energy efficiency in buildings: European Commission asks ITALY, the NETHERLANDS and POLAND to comply with EU rules

The European Commission has asked Italy, the Netherlands and Poland to take action and ensure that the Energy efficiency in buildings directive is fully transposed into national law. Under...