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...

EPBD implementation in the Czech Republic – status at the end of 2014

  This is the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD country implementation report for the Czech Republic, as updated at the end of 2014.   The CA EPBD national implementation reports present in a snapshot the status and progress achieved in...

EPBD implementation in Estonia – status at the end of 2014

This is the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD country implementation report for Estonia, as updated at the end of 2014.   The CA EPBD national implementation reports present in a snapshot the status and progress achieved in implementing the...

EPBD implementation in Finland – status at the end of 2014

This is the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD country implementation report for Finland, as updated at the end of 2014.   The CA EPBD national implementation reports present in a snapshot the status and progress achieved in implementing the...

EPBD implementation in Germany – status at the end of 2014

This is the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD country implementation report for Germany, as updated at the end of 2014.   The CA EPBD national implementation reports present in a snapshot the status and progress achieved in implementing the...

A Study on Energy Efficiency in Enterprises: Energy Audits and Energy Management Systems

Report on the fulfillment of obligations upon large enterprises, the encouragement of small- and medium-sized companies and on good-practice     This study provides an overview of the national implementation of Article 8 of the...

2016 – Implementing the EPBD – Featuring Country Reports

This is the 4th book in a series that started in 2008. It builds upon the book “Implementing the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) – Featuring Country Reports 2012”, highlighting the important advances achieved across the EU...

QUALICHeCK FACT SHEET #08: Quality control of Stuttgart’s retrofit standard realised by the City’s Energy Consultancy Office

The City of Stuttgart's Retrofit Standard comprises various steps to achieve the energy-efficient retrofit of both residential and non-residential buildings. This includes the construction supervision, for which the City's Energy...

QUALICHeCK FACT SHEET #06: Regulatory compliance checks of residential ventilation systems in France

This QUALICHeCK fact sheet presents, analyses and evaluates the status of compliance of residential ventilation systems in France. The document deals only with regulatory checks, which are currently legally limited to checks that are...