Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

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Proceedings - Joint workshop of the Concerted Actions for EU energy legislation

The three Concerted Actions that help countries implement EU energy legislation have published proceedings of their recent joint workshop.

The Concerted Action for the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (CA EPBD), the Concerted Action for the Renewable Energy Sources Directive (CA RES) and the Concerted Action for the Energy Efficiency Directive (CA EED) organised the...

Feasibility study EPBD Art. 19a - Final report

Selection of policy options for inspections of stand-alone ventilation systems and analysis of related potential impacts

The publication, on 19 June 2018, of Directive 2018/844 amending Directive 2010/31/EU on the energy performance of buildings and Directive 2012/27/EU on energy efficiency, represents the first major step towards the implementation of the...

In focus: Energy efficiency in buildings

Collectively, buildings in the EU are responsible for 40% of our energy consumption and 36% of greenhouse gas emissions, which mainly stem from construction, usage, renovation and demolition. Improving energy efficiency in buildings...

Long-term renovation strategies and local building renovation initiatives: case studies from 8 countries

Long-term renovation strategies (LTRS), developed at national level, go hand-in-hand with local building renovation initiatives. This factsheet maps the governance structure, status quo of the process,...

Long-term renovation strategies are a requirement of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) for all member states. BPIE and national Green Building Councils for the H2020 project Build Upon2 published 8 factsheets discussing...

Webinar on ALDREN project | Holistic and reliable European Voluntary Certification Scheme to trigger deep renovation of non-residential buildings

Date: 3 March 2020, 12.00 – 13.30 CET

Venue: BuildUp platform

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Following the very successful ALDREN event organised in the European Parliament on 22nd January 2020, this webinar provides an overview about the holistic, reliable, transparent European Voluntary Certification...

Comprehensive study of building energy renovation activities and the uptake of nearly-zero energy buildings in the EU

Final report

Within the 2030 climate and energy framework, the European Union (EU) has committed to several key targets for 2021-2030. The overall target for 2030 is to cut the energy system greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by at least 40% as compared to...

Concerted Action Energy Efficiency Directive (CA EED) 2017-2019 – impact report

This report highlights the activities and most recent successes of the Concerted Action for the effective implementation of the EED across all 28 Member States, plus Norway.   As the Directive became widely understood, the CA EED evolved...

Webinar | Guidance and examples for the EPB standards’ flexibility

Webinar series: Energy Performance of Buildings standards (EN/ISO) supporting the implementation of EPBD


This webinar took place Tuesday, 4 February 2020, at 12:00 CET.

This webinar series is organized by BUILD UP in cooperation with EPB Center’s experts under the scope of Service Contract ENER/C3/2017-437/SI2-785.185 “Support the dissemination and roll-out of the set of...