General on EPBD

5 factors are holding back the energy transition to a zero emissions Europe by 2050, writes Thomas Nowak.   The way we use energy in our society needs to change if we want to keep global warming well below 2°C, as stipulated at COP21 in Paris. This transition needs to include decision-makers on all levels and must above all include citizens.  
Post date: 28 Mar 2017
Type: Ask the Experts

As part of the proposals released by the European Commission on November 30 2016, the introduction of a ‘smartness indicator’ is foreseen.   With respect to the features of this smartness indicator, the following description is provided:   A smartness indicator will reflect the ability of buildings to:  
Post date: 1 Mar 2017
Type: Ask the Experts

The European Commission aims to encourage a more effective use of public funds, help project developers bring good project ideas to maturity, and make the energy efficiency market more trusted and attractive for all stakeholders through the “Smart Finance for Smart Buildings” investment initiative.  
Post date: 2 Feb 2017
Type: Ask the Experts

The European Commission complements the measures it is taking to reach its 2030 targets with the “Smart Finance for Smart Buildings” investment initiative. It aims to encourage a more effective use of public funds, help project developers bring good project ideas to maturity, and make the energy efficiency market more trusted and attractive for all stakeholders.  
Post date: 16 Jan 2017
Type: Ask the Experts

Energy poverty is a major challenge across the EU, and has its root in low incomes and energy inefficient housing. The winter package presents a new approach to protect vulnerable consumers.   The Commission's energy efficiency proposals ask Member States (MS) to take energy poverty into account, by:  
Post date: 16 Jan 2017
Type: Ask the Experts

A European directive does require transposition by each member state into national legislation, whereby such transposition is not necessary in case of a regulation. In other words, a regulation is directly applicable to each citizen.
Post date: 28 Jun 2016
Type: Ask the Experts

Article 19 of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD, Directive 2010/31/EU) states: “The Commission, assisted by the Committee established by Article 26, shall evaluate this Directive by 1 January 2017 at the latest, in the light of the experience gained and progress made during its application, and, if necessary, make proposals.”  
Post date: 27 Jun 2016
Type: Ask the Experts

Pour aider les pays de l'UE dans la transposition dans leur législation nationale de la Directive sur la performance énergétique des bâtiments, l'action concertée EPBD-CA a été lancé par la Commission européenne pour promouvoir le dialogue et l'échange des meilleures pratiques entre eux. Ce forum très actif des autorités nationales de 29 pays s'est efforcé de trouver des approches communes pour la mise en œuvre plus efficace de cette législation européenne.
Post date: 18 Mar 2010
Type: Publication

In this community, you will find information about the Directive on energy performance of buildings (2002/91/EC) which is the main legislative instrument at EU level to achieve energy performance in buildings. This community aims to gather and highlight the most relevant publications, events, news or cases submitted by BUILD UP users on this specific legislation. Let's share our knowledge and discuss about the EPBD directive, its contents, future revision and national implementation. Disclaimer: The content of this community reflects the views of individual members of the community.
Post date: 18 Mar 2010
Type: Topic

Post date: 10 Mar 2010
Type: Link