Energy policies

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On January 27th , the Government of Ukraine approved a resolution on "Affordable Mortgages": the interest rate on loans was set at 7% per annum, which will operate under the program "Affordable Loans 5-7-9%".   The mechanism provides that the Business Development Fund will compensate the interest rate to 7% per annum on mortgage loans provided to borrowers to purchase housing, in order to reduce its value.  
Post date: 6 May 2021
Type: Publication

How can building policies facilitate the development of performance-based energy efficiency programmes, like Pay-for-Performance (P4P) schemes, in the EU? SENSEI has launched a survey to help P4P schemes’ replicability in Europe.  
Post date: 5 May 2021
Type: Link

Greening Europe’s homes and public spaces is a crucial element of the EU’s strategy towards climate neutrality, and one of the pillars of the European Green Deal. But to achieve its goals, the EU will need to come up with a comprehensive strategy for energy and resource efficiency while also ensuring that sustainable homes become an affordable solution for all citizens.  
Post date: 4 May 2021
Type: Publication

Consumers are willing and ready to play their part in the green housing transition, but they will need guidance and support along the way, writes Monique Goyens. Goyens is director general of BEUC, the European consumer organisation.   Europe’s building stock currently accounts for 36% of European greenhouse gas emissions. Addressing this will mean future-proofing our homes by thoroughly renovating them. But the complexity and expense of doing so is holding many people back.  
Post date: 4 May 2021
Type: News

The European commissioner for energy, Kadri Simson, on Tuesday 20 April underlined the importance of the ‘Renovation Wave’ strategy in combating energy poverty in the European Union, saying that sustainable, energy-efficient buildings should be “the new normal”.  
Post date: 4 May 2021
Type: News

The U.S. Department of Energy's next Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit will take place May 17-20, 2021. This virtual, no-cost event will feature engaging and interactive sessions, as well as opportunities for attendees to network with their fellow industry peers and experts.   Register and check out the latest agenda and session details below.  
Post date: 30 Apr 2021
Type: Event

In its new analysis of the Renovation Wave, BPIE (Buildings Performance Institute Europe) urges the European Commission to intensify political coordination and coherence in the implementation phase of the Renovation Wave strategy, to ensure full decarbonisation of the EU building stock in line with EU climate goals.  
Post date: 30 Apr 2021
Type: News

mar., 11 mai 2021 09:00 – 12:00 CEST Ajouter au calendrier   Le Plan de relance permettra-t-il à la France de rattraper son retard sur l’efficacité énergétique des bâtiments publics ?  
Post date: 29 Apr 2021
Type: Event

Which specific policies are needed to achieve the goals set by the Renovation Wave and the Long-Term Renovation Strategies?  
Post date: 28 Apr 2021
Type: Event

The first in a series of webinars entitled “Future-proof EPBD: let’s deliver beyond the Renovation Wave!”  
Post date: 28 Apr 2021
Type: Event