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The objectives in terms of Energy Efficiency in the building sector need to be reajusted


The French Union of Electricty (UFE) has just released a study on how to steer the Energy Effiency policy, all types of energy considered. The UFE suggests in particular to reshape this policy in order to give the priority to the actions that try to maximize the ratio "energy savings/invested capital" while allowing a real industrial policy.

Sustainable Building Center Online Platform


The IEA has launched its 'Sustainable Buildings Centre' (SBC) website!
Check it out and explore its 'Building Energy Efficiency Policies' (BEEP) database HERE.

SBC is the IEA’s online voice for low energy buildings. It includes:

  • BEEP database: the global one stop-shop for Buildings Energy Efficiency Policies (building energy codes, labelling and incentive schemes)