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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A holistic approach to smart building systems

By |julij 20th, 2018|Buildings Directive, Energy performance of buildings, energy performance of buildings directive, green buildings, intelligent buildings, Internet of Things, IoT, News, smart homes|

While a coordinated operation of all building systems can achieve significant energy savings, those systems are too often installed in siloes hindering to unlock the full potential, writes Tom Machinchick.

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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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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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Theresa May unveils plan to halve building energy use by 2030

By |maj 22nd, 2018|building renovation, Buildings Directive, energy performance of buildings directive, EPBD, News|

UK Prime Minister Theresa May vowed to halve energy use from new buildings by 2030, as part of a speech that championed the role science and technology will play in delivering her government's industrial strategy. EURACTIV's media partner edie.net repo...

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Fuel poverty and affordable housing: Connecting the dots

By |januar 31st, 2018|Buildings Directive, energy performance of buildings directive, EPBD, healthy buildings, housing, News|

There seems to be rising momentum to connect the dots between energy efficiency, fuel poverty and the EU's broader 2030 objectives, writes Sorcha Edwards.

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Avoiding common traps in energy savings (mis)calculation

By |januar 18th, 2018|Buildings Directive, Energy efficiency, energy performance of buildings directive, EPBD, News|

Inconsistencies in the calculation of energy savings could derail global sustainability efforts, warn Tom Machinchick and Dr. Andreas Hermelink. Together, they investigate the effect of non-persistence in energy conservation measures on meeting the Par...

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Building renovation can become ‘Europe’s biggest jobs programme’

By |december 11th, 2017|Buildings Directive, energy-efficient renovation, EU budget 2020-2027, green buildings, healthy buildings, house renovation, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, Renovate Europe|

The EU’s next long-term budget for 2021-2027 offers a unique opportunity to demonstrate the tangible benefits that EU policies and funding can deliver to citizens on the ground, argues Adrian Joyce.

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‘Committed’ Canete ups pressure on EU buildings law

By |december 5th, 2017|building renovation, Buildings Directive, energy performance of buildings directive, News|

The EU Commissioner in charge of climate action, Miguel Arias Cañete, will personally attend three-way talks taking place Tuesday (5 December) on the recast energy performance of buildings directive (EPBD), in a sign of the rising political profile taken by energy saving policies in Brussels.

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Finance expert: Small-scale energy efficiency loans deserve more EU attention

By |november 30th, 2017|building renovation, Buildings Directive, Energy efficiency, energy efficiency in buildings, energy performance of buildings directive, News|

There are many creative ways to finance small-scale energy efficiency projects such as building renovations, but they need to be discussed more at the European Commission level, and defined more precisely, Jessica Stromback told EURACTIV Czech Republic.

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