Energy consumption continues to rise in Europe: Eurostat

By |februar 8th, 2019|2020 energy and climate targets, 2030 climate and energy targets, energy efficiency directive, Energy Efficiency First, energy efficiency in buildings, energy efficiency targets, EU energy package 2030, News|

Energy consumption in Europe rose for the third consecutive year in 2017, pulling the EU further away from its 2020 energy efficiency objective, according to official figures published on Thursday (7 February).

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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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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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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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Energy performance of buildings

By |oktober 9th, 2017|building renovation, energy efficiency in buildings, EPBD, News|

Lawmakers in the European Parliament's industry committee are voting this week on the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). EURACTIV.com takes a closer look at the latest changes made to the bill before it clears this major political hurdle.

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Gierek: Energy efficiency requires huge investment, but it will pay back

By |junij 1st, 2017|CO2 emissions, Energy efficiency, energy efficiency directive, energy efficiency in buildings, News, Paris Agreement|

I do not exclude the 40% energy efficiency target on condition that all three stages of the energy flow are included, Adam Gierek told EURACTIV Czech Republic.

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MEPs: Building renovation ‘isn’t sexy but it’s bloody important!’

By |maj 30th, 2017|building renovation, building stock, Buildings Directive, energy, Energy efficiency, energy efficiency in buildings, Maltese Presidency, News|

Renovating Europe's building stock isn't just critical for meeting EU climate and energy savings targets – it will dramatically improve living conditions and health while boosting the overall economy, according to the three MEPs leading the European Parliament's work on the Energy performance of buildings directive.

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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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Back to front: Struggle to renovate EU building stock persists

By |maj 11th, 2017|Buildings Directive, Energy efficiency, energy efficiency directive, energy efficiency in buildings, energy performance of buildings directive, EU energy efficiency targets, News, Special Report|

The renovation of the EU's building stock is seen as critical in achieving the bloc's climate change targets. Ahead of the revision of key EU legislation in the sector, EURACTIV takes a hard look at what's on the table, the challenges ahead and how the...

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Energy efficiency entrepreneur: EU targets should be higher

By |maj 10th, 2017|building renovation, Energy efficiency, energy efficiency in buildings, energy efficiency investment, energy efficiency targets, Energy Perfomance in Buildings Directive, News|

Ambitious European Union targets to boost energy efficiency can unlock much-needed private investment, Peter Sweatman told EURACTIV.com. But the current targets are not high enough, said the rapporteur on the Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Gr...

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