Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

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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...

Assessment of second long-term renovation strategies under the Energy Efficiency Directive

The Energy Efficiency Directive (Directive 2012/27/EU, EED), adopted in 2012, in its Article 4, requires EU Member States (MS) to establish a long-term strategy for mobilising investment in the renovation of the national stock of...

[Cancelled] - CA EPBD Plenary meeting - Sofia, Bulgaria / March 2020

The Concerted Action EPBD (CA EPBD) addresses the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). It aims to contribute to the reduction of energy use in European buildings, through the exchange of knowledge and...

[The event has been CANCELLED due to the situation with the spread of the COVID-19 virus across Europe] The next CA EPBD plenary meeting will be hosted in Sofia, Bulgaria.   WHAT IS THE CA EPBD The Concerted Action EPBD (...


CEN-CE team, under the auspices of FSB, organized the 1st CEN-CE classroom pilot training and certification during 03-04 December 2019 in Zagreb, Croatia.