2020 targets

On 3rd and 4th September the first official meeting of DigiPLACE took place in Brussels. DigiPLACE is an EU-funded project with a budget of €1 million aiming at creating a roadmap for a Digital Platform for Construction in Europe.   The digital industrial platform is an operating system that integrates different technologies and various applications and services.  
Post date: 4 Sep 2019
Type: News

Clearer energy labelling: improved energy efficiency       The Council adopted today without debate a regulation setting a framework for energy efficiency labelling which replaces the current legislation (Directive 2010/30/EU) retaining its main principles but further clarifying, strengthening and extending its scope.  
Post date: 27 Jun 2017
Type: News

increased energy efficiency: ensuring progress towards EU's climate and energy goals       On 26 June 2017, the EU Council agreed its position on a proposal for a revised directive on energy efficiency. This agreement will allow for the start of negotiations with the European Parliament under the Estonian presidency.  
Post date: 27 Jun 2017
Type: News

Energy efficient buildings: increased energy savings and better living conditions       On 26 June 2017, the EU Council agreed its position on a proposal for a revised directive on the energy performance of buildings. This agreement will allow for the start of negotiations with the European Parliament under the Estonian presidency.  
Post date: 27 Jun 2017
Type: News

On 16 March 2017, European Commission Vice-President for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič and Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete are visiting Spain to discuss making the Energy Union, the EU's plan to help provide Europe with secure, affordable and climate-friendly energy, a reality.  
Post date: 16 Mar 2017
Type: News

The municipality of Gunskirchen decided to refurbish the street lighting system to energy-efficient LED technology using EPC, since it recognised that its street lighting system required significant refurbishment work and that the technology currently in use would soon be affected by the phasing out of lamps. The objective of the project was to find a good solution for every street. For the implementation, the municipality hired a planner who carried out a tendering procedure. Five ESCOs were invited to bid and all submitted for the call.
Post date: 8 Mar 2017
Type: Case

The Municipality wanted to renovate and improve the outdoor lighting installations by providing quality street lighting with improved LED technology, while seeking maximum energy efficiency and minimum maintenance cost.The main objective was to improve the overall situation and energy efficiency of the streetlight system as well as to provide an excellent quality service to the citizens. The municipality was interested in using the EPC model for this project. An open tender was published and ESCOs were invited to submit their offers.     
Post date: 10 Feb 2017
Type: Case

On 1 February 2017, in line with its commitment to report annually on the state of the Energy Union, the European Commission published its Second State of the Energy Union Report. This report looks at the progress made since the publication of the first State of the Energy Union report in November 2015.
Post date: 1 Feb 2017
Type: News

Nach der gelungenen Premiere 2014 veranstaltet der Fachverband Wärmedämm-Verbundsysteme am 3. November 2016 in Berlin den zweiten „Techniktag Dämmsysteme“ als Fachkongress für Brancheninteressierte rund um die Fassaden- und Innendämmung. Wie beim Auftakt vor zwei Jahren bietet die Veranstaltung einen umfangreichen, aktuellen fachlichen Überblick und lädt ein zum Branchendialog.  
Post date: 24 Oct 2016
Type: Event

  In a resolution on the EU Commission’s “renewables progress report”, voted on 23 June 2016 at the European Parliament's plenary session, Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) state that although the EU's renewable energy target -20% of total consumption by 2020- has already been achieved by many EU Member States (MS), there are other MS that lag behind and must do more.   A second resolution, also voted on 23 June, says that in order to achieve the EU's energy efficiency target -a   20% gain by 2020- MS need to implement EU legislation faster, and in full.
Post date: 24 Jun 2016
Type: News