EED - Energy Efficiency Directive (2012/27/EU)

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Assessing the European Union’s energy efficiency policy: Will the winter package deliver on ‘Efficiency First’?  
Post date: 16 Feb 2017
Type: Publication

The European Commission has published good practice guidlines to help implement the EU's Energy Efficiency Directive.    
Post date: 24 Jan 2017
Type: News

Specific guidance for sub-metering of thermal energy in multi-unit buildings (implementation of Articles 9-11 of Directive 2012/27/EU on energy efficiency (updated version))   Upon request by the European Commission, a series of guidelines were published to support Member States authorities and building owners in implementing art. 9-11 of the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED 2012/27/EU) concerning the consumption of thermal energy for heating, cooling and hot water in multi-apartment and multi-purpose buildings.  
Post date: 24 Jan 2017
Type: Publication

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

On 30 November 2016 the European Commission published the Clean Energy Package, a 1000-page legislative proposal with the threefold goal of putting energy efficiency first, promoting the European Union’s global leadership in renewable energy, and placing the consumer at the heart of the energy system.  
Post date: 11 Jan 2017
Type: News

Supporting study for the Fitness Check on the construction sector: EU internal market and energy efficiency legislation  
Post date: 5 Jan 2017
Type: Publication

Germany's building stock shall be nearly climate-neutral by 2050. To achieve this, the rate of refurbishment has to be significantly increased since the average annual refurbishment rate of the entire building stock is currently less than one per cent. The European Union's energy efficiency directive calls for three per cent.
Post date: 4 Jan 2017
Type: News

Both in the European Union (EU) and globally, the use of energy efficiency obligation (EEO) schemes– policies that place an obligation on energy companies to deliver end-use energy savings targets over time– has been growing.  
Post date: 20 Dec 2016
Type: Publication

  This report, elaborated by the Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP), reviews the main characteristics of the leading Energy Efficiency Obligation Schemes (EEOs) in Europe and the United States, and answers basic questions as to scope and scale to inform European policymakers as they consider extending the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) beyond 2020.  
Post date: 20 Dec 2016
Type: Publication

On 30 November 2016, the EU Commission unveiled an important package of measures entitled ‘Clean Energy for All Europeans’ which notably includes proposals for reviewing the Energy Efficiency (EED) and the Energy Performance of Buildings (EPBD) Directives. The Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) welcomes this publication as an opportunity to improve the regulatory framework and advances three principles that will guide its work throughout the legislative procedure.  
Post date: 13 Dec 2016
Type: Note