Pushing water uphill: Putting power behind the renovation wave

By |junij 29th, 2020|building renovation, energy-efficient renovation, News|

Minimum energy performance standards can contribute to turning the tide on energy renovations in two ways, writes Louise Sunderland.

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Only ‘slight growth’ reported in energy efficiency services

By |junij 23rd, 2020|building renovation, energy efficiency directive, energy performance of buildings directive, energy services, energy services market, News|

Companies offering energy performance contracts to municipalities saw only moderate growth last year, despite a renewed push at EU level to boost energy savings and building renovation.

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Why the EU must renovate to recover

By |junij 17th, 2020|building renovation, coronavirus recovery plan, energy-efficient renovation, News, Next Generation EU|

The homes we live in are by far the world’s biggest asset class, representing worth €150 trillion, or 20 times the amount of gold ever mined. As such, they are too big to fail, writes Brook Riley.

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Green building advocates ‘underwhelmed’ by EU recovery plan

By |junij 9th, 2020|building renovation, coronavirus recovery plan, energy performance of buildings directive, News, Next Generation EU, Pandemic Recovery Fund|

When the European Commission unveiled its proposed €750 billion recovery fund two weeks ago, green activists were expecting a detailed spending programme, with billions of euros allocated to clean mobility, renewables, and an upcoming EU-wide building renovation wave.

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The case for green buildings in the COVID-19 recovery

By |maj 26th, 2020|building renovation, green buildings, News|

By supporting green buildings, the European Commission can simultaneously cut down energy bills and greenhouse gas emissions while improving comfort and health, and supporting Europe’s 18 million construction workers, writes Peter Sweatman.

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EU building ‘renovation wave’ set for launch in September

By |maj 7th, 2020|building renovation, coronavirus recovery plan, News, solar panels, solar photovoltaics|

The European Commission’s energy chief, Kadri Simson, has flagged the upcoming building renovation wave, rooftop solar, and offshore wind as key priorities for the energy sector in the recovery phase from the coronavirus crisis.

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We must invest today in the buildings of tomorrow

By |maj 4th, 2020|building renovation, coronavirus recovery plan, energy performance of buildings directive, News|

In the COVID-19 aftermath, making our buildings energy efficient is key to reconcile Europe’s climate objectives with rapid economic recovery. To get this done we need an ambitious policy roadmap at EU level, write Bertrand Deprez and Mohammed Chahim.

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A green bailout must put Europe’s energy poor first

By |april 23rd, 2020|building renovation, energy performance of buildings directive, house renovation, News|

To weather the COVID-19 crisis, Europe’s energy poor urgently need a green bailout – providing decent, zero-carbon homes for all, writes Clémence Hutin.

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Planting the seeds of a green economic recovery after COVID-19

By |april 21st, 2020|building renovation, car industry, coronavirus recovery plan, News, synthetic fuels|

As with all publicly-funded economic stimulus measures, conditions must be applied to the upcoming EU recovery plan, argues Peter Vis. He outlines a few ideas when it comes to the car and airline industries as well as the upcoming building renovation w...

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Building renovations can unleash future-proof jobs for a green recovery

By |april 17th, 2020|building renovation, energy-efficient renovation, News|

Investing in safer, more comfortable and cleaner homes and public buildings would benefit people and the economy, writes Barbara Mariani. Barbara Mariani is senior policy officer for climate and energy at European Environmental Bureau and works as buil...

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