Commission must not take its eye off the ball for decarbonisation by 2050

By |november 28th, 2018|2050 climate strategy, building renovation, Buildings Directive, energy efficiency in buildings, News|

The European Commission will need clarity, nerve and vision to chart a decarbonisation path to 2050 that addresses the nearly 40% of Europe’s emissions that currently come from buildings, writes Adrian Joyce.

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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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135 French MPs lobby hard for the ecological transition

By |oktober 17th, 2018|building renovation, ecological transition, Energy efficiency, News, Nicolas Hulot|

A parliamentary group, bringing together 135 French MPs from across the political spectrum, wants to collectively carry the issues of the ecological transition, particularly during the debate on the 2019 finance bill. EURACTIV France’s media partner the Journal de l’environnement reports.

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French MP: Building renovation needs to get everyone on board

By |oktober 12th, 2018|building renovation, Climate Change, energy performance of buildings directive, energy-efficient renovation, News|

To succeed in renovating the European building stock by 2050, all the governance levels need to be involved, from local to national, French MP Marjolaine Meynier-Millefert told EURACTIV, adding that people who cannot afford the costs of renovation must not be left behind.

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How building renovation and electrification of transport can help us reach the Paris goals

By |september 28th, 2018|building renovation, News, Smart cities, smart mobility|

At first glance, buildings and transport may look like two unrelated subjects. But with the mass deployment of electric vehicles, managing the electricity consumption of cars when they recharge becomes critical to ensure grid stability, writes Harry Ve...

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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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More banks join EU-backed pilot scheme for green mortgages

By |september 24th, 2018|2050 climate strategy, building renovation, energy performance of buildings directive, Energy Roadmap 2050, energy-efficient renovation, mortgages, News|

Deutsche Hypothekenbank in Germany and Ecology Building Society in the UK were the latest to join a group of 37 pioneering banks offering an energy efficiency mortgage pilot scheme to homeowners.

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Banker: ‘Massive positive change’ underway for building renovation

By |julij 19th, 2018|building renovation, Buildings Directive, energy performance of buildings directive, News|

The energy performance contract model can turn energy efficiency renovation of buildings into a truly popular policy objective among politicians in Central and Eastern Europe because it can be done without any use of public money and has no impact on public debt, says Ivan Lesay.

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Croatia’s renovation projects can teach us as much as their football

By |julij 17th, 2018|building renovation, energy efficiency in buildings, energy performance of buildings directive, Energy perofomance in buildings, energy poverty, News|

What do Croatia’s football team and its energy efficiency programmes have in common? Experience, skill, tenacity and an inspiring amount of success, writes Adrian Joyce.

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UK set to ‘dramatically’ miss 2030 energy efficiency targets for homes

By |julij 4th, 2018|building renovation, Buildings Directive, Energy performance of buildings, energy performance of buildings directive, insulation, News|

The UK will not meet its 2030 goals to boost energy efficiency in its housing stock until the end of the century, new research from think tank IPPR has concluded. EURACTIV's media partner edie.net reports.

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