Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

Webinar | Guidance and examples for the EPB standards’ flexibility

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 Energy...

1ST CEN-CE CLASSROOM PILOT TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION - 03-04 DECEMBER 2019 - ZAGREB, CROATIA

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.

Checklist for assessing the EU Winter Package on energy legislation

The European Commission has announced that it would release its "Winter Package" on November, 30th.      The long-awaited legislative package is, as E3G consultancy names it, a "once-in-a-decade" set of reforms, containing 4 sets of...

The continued growth in buildings emissions contrasts starkly with the maturity of the technological solutions available

On November 2, 2016, the Climate Action Tracer (CAT) released its analysis of the building sector.  "Constructing the Future:  Will the Building Sector Use its Decarbonisation Tools"  examines specific energy-intensive sectors. It looks at...

Call for action — Strengthening Indoor Environment Quality in the revised EPBD

Position of industry and professional associations (EHPA, EPEE, eu.bac, Eurovent, EVIA and REHVA)   The European Heat Pump Association (EHPA) together with the European Partnership for Energy and the Environment (EPEE),...

Commission publishes report on Member States' progress in reaching cost-optimal levels of minimum energy performance requirements

On 29 July 2016, the European Commission published its report to the European Parliament and the Council on the progress achieved by EU Member States (MS) in reaching cost-optimal levels of minimum energy performance requirements for new...

European Commission publishes recommendations on NZEBs

On 29 July 2016, the European Commission published its guidelines for the promotion of nZEBs and best practices to ensure that, by 2020, all new buildings are nZEBs.   The document urges Member States to follow recommendations on the...

European Commission requests BULGARIA to comply with EU provisions reducing the energy consumption of buildings

  On 22 July 2016, the European Commission released a fact sheet containing its key decisions of the July infringement package. In this context, the EC has sent a reasoned opinion to Bulgaria to request the correct transposition of all...

European Commission releases EU Reference Scenario 2016

The European Commission has released its latest outlook on energy, transport and emission projections "the EU Reference Scenario 2016".    The EU Reference Scenario is one of the European Commission's key analysis tools in the areas of...

9 ways to make the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) more effective

The European Commission announced a revised European Performance of Buildings Directive to be part of the Energy Efficiency Package, expected in autumn 2016. This provides an opportunity to evolve and strengthen requirements, resulting in...