Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

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EPBD 2021 revision - initial eu.bac suggestions

eu.bac welcomes the 2021 revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, which has become necessary in light of the increased ambition agreed in the Renovation Wave. To meet EU climate targets and fully decarbonise the building stock by...

Whole-life Carbon: Challenges and solutions for highly efficient and climate-neutral buildings

The European Union aims to be climate-neutral by 2050, requiring a fundamental transformation of the construction and building sectors. This decade is critical as direct building CO2 emissions need to more than halve by 2030 to get on track for a...

EPBD 2021 revision - initial eu.bac suggestions

eu.bac welcomes the 2021 revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, which has become necessary in light of the increased ambition agreed in the Renovation Wave. To meet EU climate targets and fully decarbonise the building...

Whole-life Carbon: Challenges and solutions for highly efficient and climate-neutral buildings

The European Union aims to be climate-neutral by 2050, requiring a fundamental transformation of the construction and building sectors. This decade is critical as direct building CO2 emissions need to more than halve by 2030 to get on...

Introducing Whole-life Carbon metrics: Recommendations for highly efficient and climate-neutral buildings

With the drive towards reducing in-use energy to “nearly zero”, sources of carbon emissions from buildings, beyond in-use operational energy demand, become increasingly important and therefore a vital part of future carbon reduction plans...

Revision of the EU Energy Performance of Buildings Directive – EEB feedback

Greening our homes and public buildings is crucial to achieving the EU’s  medium and long-term climate goals. For this reason, we welcome the revision of the EU’s Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). We call...

Briefing - Renewable Energy Directive, Revision of Directive (EU) 2018/2001

This briefing is one in a series of 'implementation appraisals', produced by the European Parliamentar y Research Service (EPRS ), on the operation of existing EU legislation in practice. Each briefing focuses on a specific EU law, which...

European Building Automation Controls Association releases checklist to assess BACS compliance with EPBD requirements

To support Member States implementing the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), European Building Automation Controls Association (eu.bac) has created a compliance checklist for...

Untapping multiple benefits: hidden values in environmental and building policies

The untapped / hidden benefits of environmental policies are huge, this piece of research showcases and places a monetary value on the added benefits to our health, society and the economy that environmental investments and policy linked...

Final report on the technical support to the development of a smart readiness indicator for buildings

Smart technologies in buildings can be a cost-effective means to assist in creating healthier and more comfortable buildings with a lower energy use and carbon impact and can also facilitate the integration of renewable energy sources in...