Why national building renovation plans are key for the recovery

By |julij 7th, 2020|coronavirus recovery plan, energy performance of buildings directive, News, Next Generation EU|

Renovating a country’s buildings and homes represents a massive opportunity for sustainable economic recovery, health, well-being, and CO2 reduction, writes Oliver Rapf.

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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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Expert: ‘Lack of trust’ hampers energy efficiency services industry

By |junij 16th, 2020|energy performance of buildings directive, News|

Lack of trust and information about energy performance contracts are the most frequently cited reasons why some municipalities have become sceptical about energy service companies (ESCOs). In the future, greater standardisation should help overcome iss...

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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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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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Ex-Dublin mayor pushes ‘neighbourhood’ approach to building renovation

By |april 14th, 2020|building renovation, Citizen energy communities, energy performance of buildings directive, News|

Ciarán Cuffe, a former mayor of Dublin now turned MEP, has urged the European Commission to take a locally integrated approach to building efficiency, saying it will be “critical” to the success of the upcoming renovation wave announced as part of the European Green Deal.

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EU countries dragging their feet on building renovation plans

By |april 9th, 2020|building renovation, Buildings Directive, energy performance of buildings directive, EPBD, News|

Only five EU member states have submitted long-term renovation strategies that were due last month under the revised energy performance of buildings directive: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, The Netherlands and Sweden.

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A Green Deal that works for everyone – Making the renovation wave a reality

By |januar 21st, 2020|energy performance of buildings directive, News|

The European Commission’s announced renovation wave offers an opportunity to bring the EU back on track when it comes to energy efficiency measures in buildings, write Marion Santini and Jan Rosenow.

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Capturing the untapped benefits of deep energy renovation

By |december 11th, 2019|energy performance of buildings directive, News|

As the European Green Deal takes shape, it bears repeating that the state of EU buildings holds the potential to make or break whatever energy, emissions and environmental targets are set in the coming months, writes Adrian Joyce.

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