Reducing energy consumption has a direct positive impact in the form of reduced energy bills, however, when selling the asset, at the moment, there is no evidence that buyers would recognise this value. In-depth research shows that although buildings with A or B energy labels are valued higher in some markets, it is not related to the energy performance of the building but rather an indicator of buyers preference for modern and comfortable building.
Post date: 22 Oct 2019
Concept and Objectives:
Do European consumers pay attention to energy labels when they buy an electric appliance, a car or a house? What information are they looking for? How important is energy consumption in their decisions?
This is what the CONSEED research project aims to find out through surveys and field trials among households and various economic sectors across Europe.
Post date: 25 Jun 2019
On 11 of March, the Commission has today adopted the final format and visual identity of new energy efficiency labels for 6 product groups:
-5 product groups of household appliances with "rescaled" labels: dishwashers; washing machines and washer-driers; refrigerators, including wine storage fridges; lamps; electronic displays, including televisions monitors and digital signage displays.
Post date: 15 Mar 2019
Improving Dwellings by Enhancing Actions on Labelling of the EPBD
Post date: 17 Nov 2017
In 2007, the Effinergie association launched its first label “BBC-Effinergie” for new buildings, requiring a primary energy use of 50kWh/m² per year. The label was very successful and became mandatory for all new buildings under the 2012 Energy Performance regulation (RT2012).
When the RT2012 came into force, Effinergie launched its new label "effinergie +"
The “effinergie +” label requires (among others):
Post date: 22 Sep 2017
On 28 July 2017, the European Commission published a new Regulation setting a framework for energy labelling, simplifying and updating the energy efficiency labelling requirements for products sold in the EU, which were included in the Directive 2010/30/EU.
Post date: 2 Aug 2017
REGULATION (EU) 2017/1369 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 4 July 2017 setting a framework for energy labelling and repealing Directive 2010/30/EU
Post date: 2 Aug 2017
The Energy Labels Atlas (Energie Label Atlas) puts all buildings in The Netherlands and their respective energy labels on an online interactive map. Developed by Waag Society and Touch Software Applications, for the foundation “Meer Met Minder”, the atlas gives home owners the possibility to use their knowledge of their homes to improve the quality of the energy.
Post date: 30 Jun 2017
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
By Zoran Radosavljevic (EURACTIV)
The European Parliament approved on Tuesday (June 13) the introduction of new energy labels for household appliances, which MEPs and industry experts said should enable consumers to save money and cut energy consumption while helping the bloc reduce overall carbon emissions.
Post date: 23 Jun 2017