Time to deliver: Putting building renovation into practice

By |oktober 22nd, 2018|Bendt BENDTSEN, building renovation, energy performance of buildings directive, News, Renovate Europe|

Addressing energy poverty and developing new financial tools to boost energy savings are two things governments could do in practice to go beyond the targets outlined in the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) and start renovating the Euro...

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Energy efficiency: ‘Tough legislation means tough enforcement’

By |september 28th, 2018|Bendt BENDTSEN, building renovation, energy performance of buildings directive, European Parliament, Miguel Arias Cañete, News|

New EU rules on buildings and energy efficiency standards, adopted earlier this year, are “tough but fair” and will need to be implemented and enforced correctly, according to the architects of the legislation.

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Bendt Bendtsen MEP: Time for EU countries to draft building strategies, ‘we’ll be watching’

By |september 26th, 2018|Bendt BENDTSEN, News|

Nearly half of Europe’s energy is used up by buildings but new rules adopted by the EU earlier this year wants to inject efficiency en masse into the sector and improve massively the edifices in which we live and work. EURACTIV spoke with the lawmaker behind the new legislation.

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EU deal sets off race to renovate Europe’s building stock

By |december 20th, 2017|Bendt BENDTSEN, Energy performance of buildings, energy performance of buildings directive, Estonian Presidency, European Parliament, Miguel Arias Cañete, News|

After a third round of talks, EU lawmakers reached an agreement on the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), firing the starting gun to renovate Europe’s entire building stock by 2050 so that it becomes “nearly zero emissions”.

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Buildings law gets preliminary stamp of approval from European Parliament

By |oktober 12th, 2017|Adam Gierek, Bendt BENDTSEN, European Parliament, Miguel Arias Cañete, News, Paris Agreement|

MEPs on Wednesday (11 October) backed a revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) after a draft report managed to win broad support from across the political spectrum in a key Parliament committee.

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Fire safety boosted by EU’s quest for efficient buildings

By |oktober 11th, 2017|Bendt BENDTSEN, European Parliament, fire safety, News, United Kingdom|

A revision of the EU’s buildings law is being used as an opportunity to bring fire safety into the heart of Brussels policymaking, as MEPs and NGOs alike hope to avoid a repeat of the Grenfell Tower fire in London.

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Renewables loophole threatens to dilute EU buildings law objectives

By |oktober 10th, 2017|Bendt BENDTSEN, European Parliament, News, renovation|

An oversight in the revised text of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) risks undermining the European Commission’s promise to place "efficiency first" across all EU energy legislation ahead of a defining vote in Parliament this week.

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Latent demand, not funding, is biggest obstacle for building renovation

By |maj 12th, 2017|Adrian Joyce, Bendt BENDTSEN, Buildings Directive, eceee, Energy efficiency, energy efficiency directive, energy efficiency in buildings, Energy Perfomance in Buildings Directive, EU energy efficiency targets, News, Paul Hodson, Renovate Europe, Special Report|

A lack of demand for housing renovation – not a funding shortage – is the biggest obstacle to reaping the benefits of energy savings, seen as an unexploited 'golden goose' to tackle climate change and improve energy security.

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Bendtsen: We need pension fund investment to kickstart renovation revolution

By |marec 16th, 2017|Bendt BENDTSEN, building renovation, circular economy, CO2 emissions, Denmark, Energy efficiency, Energy Performance in Buildings Directive., Energy Union, News|

Pension funds are looking to invest money and interest rates are low, the lead MEP on the EU’s building energy performance bill has said. Unlocking that capital will boost Europe’s low renovation rates, increase energy efficiency and cut household bills, Bendt Bendtsen told EURACTIV.com.

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