Inspection

How energy audits promote SMEs’ energy efficiency investment

This publication presents EIB Investment Survey data about energy audits and energy-efficiency investments of some 12,500 signatures from EU28 Member States per year.   It suggests that:   - Energy audits are a useful tool for overcoming the...

Digitisation of the EU’s construction industry

The digitisation of the EU’s construction industry is an oft-overlooked area of technological development, both politically and socially. EURACTIV.com has interviewed Milena Feustel to shine a light on the sector and explore the direction the...

Impact assessment of the revised energy performance of buildings Directive - Commission Staff Working Document

  This Staff Working Document contains the Impact Assessment of the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) and accompanies the Proposal for a revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, which is included in the...

Evaluation of Directive 2010/31/EU on the energy performance of buildings - Commission Staff Working Document

  Accompanying the document Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2010/31/EU on the energy performance of buildings     This Staff Working Document, evaluating the...

European Commission: Proposal for a revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

This European Commission proposal for a revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) puts into practice the key element of the Energy Union: "Energy efficiency first!" The proposal is part of EC's new Clean Energy package,...

The annual maintenance of gas boilers in France

This document, produced by Cegibat, the information center of the French gas distribution company GRDF (Gaz réseau distribution France), provides a detailed list of the operations that need to be performed during the annual maintenance of...

A Study on Energy Efficiency in Enterprises: Report on the qualification of energy auditors in all Member States

This study, elaborated by DNV GL for the European Commission aims to support the Commission by providing an overview of current implementation practices, tool and instruments related to Article 8 of the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED)...

A Study on Energy Efficiency in Enterprises: Library of typical energy audit recommendations, costs and savings

  Under Article 8(1) of the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED), Member States must promote the availability to all final customers of high quality energy audits which are cost effective and (a) carried out in an independent manner by...

Compliance and Control – Overview and Outcomes August 2015, Concerted Action EPBD

This report provides information, statistics, outcomes and conclusions of the discussions that took place from 2011 to 2015 under the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD, on the issue of national approaches to compliance and control.   The...

Training – Overview and Outcomes August 2015, Concerted Action EPBD

This report provides an overview of the main outcomes of the discussions that took place from 2013 to 2015 under the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD, on the issue of training and qualification of experts involved in the energy performance...