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IEA Demand-Side Management - Spotlight Newsletters

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Energy efficiency: a huge opportunity going unrealised

At the Brussels launch of the World Energy Outlook 2012 of the International Energy Agency, I learnt that 80% of the energy efficiency potential in buildings would be unrealised in 2035...Energy efficiency: a huge opportunity going...

Directive 2012/27/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012 on energy efficiency

The Energy Efficiency Directive establishes a common framework of measures for the promotion of energy efficiency within the Union, in order to ensure the achievement of the Union’s 2020 20% headline target on energy efficiency and to pave the way...

Total, ETS and non‑ETS emission trends in the EU‑15 compared to their respective targets, 2008–2011

It seems that EU-15 is on track to meet its targets on ETS sectors and non-ETS sectors. Isn't it a good news?

The new Energy Efficiency Directive was adopted on Tuesday 11/09/2012 by the European Parliament

632 votes for the Energy Efficiency Directive. This new EU law is accepted.Text version before official publication: the official European Parliament press release here

Energy Efficiency Directive - Version before official publication

Only legal acts published in the Official Journal are binding.Previous articles:The Energy Efficiency Directive: An agreement that improves the climate and leads to employment in the EUCommissioner Günther Oettinger welcomes political agreement on...

EU27 Wage adjusted labour productivity within Onsite construction

According to a European Commission analysis, the best wage adjusted labour productivity within Onsite construction goes to Medium-sized enterprises (50-249 persons employed). The worst goes to Micro entreprises and Large enterprises...EU27 Wage...

Affordable passive housing units in Brussels

L'Espoir: 15 Kwh/m²/an Rue Fin 3-13, BE-1080 Molenbeek-Saint-Jean 14 new sustainable duplexes that low income families acquired at lesser cost.   Gross area: 1,833 m²   Handover: End of 2009   Construction costs VAT / grants excl.:...

"Programme: Roadmap 2050" - Is it feasible for the existing building stock?

Video: 3 key interviews (English transcripts):Damien Carnoy - Architect Carnoy-Crayon:I am the architect of this building which is the first Passive House...

New Energy Efficiency Directive - concerning buildings

•Building renovation: By 04/2014 Member States must make long-term strategies for mobilizing investments. •Exemplary role of the public sector: Member States must renovate 3% (by floor area) of their central government buildings per year or adopt...