Practices

National/Regional schemes for Residential Buildings

Public Consultation Report "Financial Support for Energy Efficiency in Buildings" published by European Commission

Results of the public consultation "Financial Support for Energy Efficiency in Buildings" have been published by the European Commission. The objective of this consultation was to obtain the views of stakeholders on how the financial...

France: What if the Emission Trade System (ETS) would benefit energy efficient renovation?

President François Hollande announced recently that he would allow the refurbishment of 1 million existing houses per year thanks to France's CO2 allowances savings.   Such a commitment is in line with the 20% energy savings target that...

Financing energy-efficient buildings: How the EU can contribute to affordable housing (stakeholder workshop)

This stakeholder workshop is part of related events that take place in parallel to the OPEN DAYS official programme. These are referred to as OPEN DAYS side events.   Access to affordable housing is a social priority, as housing is...

Renovate Europe Day 2012, Stimulating jobs and growth in Europe

Renovating the existing EU building stock is a real economic opportunity for Europe. It is a revenue-generating activity which contributes to urban renewal, strengthens social cohesion, boosts economic growth by creating local non...

1st Building of Green Urban Pilot Neighborhood, Athens, Greece

The project of the Green Urban Pilot Neighborhood, run by the Greek Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change and funded by EPPERAA and EU Cohesion funds, is one of the first in the country to involve the close collaboration of a...

JESSICA & HOUSING. Working Group’s Conclusions and Recommendations

The JESSICA Networking Platform was launched in 2009 by the Commission (DG Regional Policy) in co-operation with the EIB/CEB and the EIF to support the implementation of JESSICA.   This slide presentation was given at the seventh meeting...