Caroline Milne

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New report from BPIE – the Buildings Performance Institute Europe - highlights that more than half of EU Member States are six months late to submit their national Long-Term Renovation Strategies (LTRS), a key element of Europe’s strategy to decarbonise the building stock. Of those submitted only one is fully compliant with EU legislation.  
Post date: 25 Set 2020
Type: News

BPIE – The Buildings Performance Institute Europe has published an analysis of the economic opportunity for Europe’s building sector, which could help mitigate economic damage of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Post date: 20 Mag 2020
Type: News

Enefirst is an H2020-funded project that seeks to provide the EU with a common vision of the principle of E1st and a holistic pathway to achieving it, embedded across our energy system models, impact assessments, funding and infrastructure decisions, and into all energy and climate policies.  
Post date: 30 Mar 2020
Type: News

The Enefirst consortium has launched its first publication, which defines the principle of Efficiency First (E1st) in a way to make it operational. The 2.5-year project, funded under the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme for Research and Innovation, seeks to provide decision makers in Europe with concrete policy recommendations based on quantitative analysis and best practice mapping.
Post date: 30 Mar 2020
Type: News

Recent studies show that market potential for energy efficiency across Europe continues to grow; most countries have a market potential of at least a few billion euro annually.  In Ireland, for example, it is estimated that to reach their 2020 energy efficiency targets, an investment of €3 billion will deliver a Net Present Value (NPV) of €8 billion in savings.  More broadly, the EU Commission estimates that “the mobilisation of an extra €177 billion from public and private investment sources is needed annually from 2021 to 2030 to reach the 2030 climate and energ
Post date: 20 Feb 2019
Type: News