This document presents the final report for the study for a comprehensive assessment of the macro-level and sectoral impacts of energy efficiency policies. The report is a first attempt to apply this framework to make a comprehensive quantitative assessment of such multiple benefits and their trade-offs. It shows that enhanced energy efficiency in Europe beyond a 27% target for 2030 could led to substantial social, economic and environmental effects.
Post date: 20 Jul 2017
This report, elaborated by order of the Directorate-General for Energy of the European Commission, sets out the impacts of improvements in energy efficiency in buildings that could come about through the revision of the Energy Performance Buildings Directive (EPBD). In the report, the benefits of energy efficiency in the building sector are divided into seven impact areas:
Post date: 8 May 2017