Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

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Webinar | EPB standards linked to health and wellbeing

Webinar 5 – EPB standards linked to health and wellbeing (12h00 – 13h30 – 16th June 2020) Following the successful previous webinars “Guidance and examples for the EPB standards’ flexibility”, “EPB standards overview: why,...

CEN-CE NEWSLETTER June 2020 issue

Check out the June 2020 issue of CEN-CE newsletter for getting up to speed with recent and ongoing activities of CEN-CE team! EPB standards covered by CEN-CE scheme Explore synergies with CEN-CE scheme 2nd CEN-CE classroom pilot training Build...

Webinar on new EPBD tools to trigger renovations: building renovation passports and better access to financing

The countdown to transpose the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) has started!   Member States have until March 2020 to translate into national law all the new requirements from the EU energy...

Energy efficiency measures in schools to help children grow as future leaders of energy transition

Implementation of energy efficiency measures in schools and kindergartens, besides leading to energy savings and reduction of environmental pollution, would also improve the conditions in which children spend much of their time. More so,...

Webinar on new EPBD tools to trigger renovations: building renovation passports and better access to financing

The countdown to transpose the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) has started!   Member States have until March 2020 to translate into national law all the new requirements from the EU energy...

Finance and investment challenges presented in the 8th edition of Renovate Europe’s REDay

The Club of Rome’s first report and early whistle-blowers’ calls from the late 1960s on the Earth’s environmental stress, are today backed by concrete facts and data on the need for change. A significant 40 % of energy use...

Commission welcomes European Parliament adoption of key files of the Clean Energy package

On 13th November European Parliament completed the parliamentary approval of half of the eight legislative proposals in the 2016 Clean Energy for All Europeans package, following the Energy Performance in Buildings Directive, which came...

Time to deliver: putting building renovation into practice

The EPBD targets are tough but clear enough and it’s now up to member states to enforce these commitments. The risk of the directive being ineffective is high if countries and local authorities do not enforce it correctly.   “The EPBD was...

Energy Performance of Buildings Directive: the consolidated version is available

The consolidated version of revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive has been published in 23 languages on EURLex.   Consolidation consists of the integration in a legal act of its successive amendments and corrigenda....

New Energy Performance in Buildings Directive comes into force on 9 July 2018

After the approval of the EU parliament last April, the new EPBD is now in force!   Check on BUILDUP (http://www.buildup.eu/en/news/commission-welcomes-final-vote-energy-perf...) the backbones of the future energy...