About: Oliver Rapf

Climate change 14-02-2017

Distrust of construction industry could put EU building renovations ‘at risk’

European Union plans to spur building renovation risk being hindered by distrust in the construction industry, a conference on the bloc’s flagship energy strategy heard last Wednesday (8 February) in Brussels.
Energy 03-11-2014

Governments ignoring EU building renovation rules

SPECIAL REPORT: European Union governments are ignoring the benefits of building stock renovation for energy efficiency and security, new research obtained by EURACTIV has found.
Energy 13-03-2014

Building efficiency sector: ‘The 2030 debate was a set-up’

The EU’s climate establishment rigged the debate on 2030 targets with stacked projections for energy efficiency savings discounts, and wildly optimistic assumptions about the carbon market, according to buildings efficiency industry and NGO sources.