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Energy 22-10-2018

Time to deliver: Putting building renovation into practice

Addressing energy poverty and developing new financial tools to boost energy savings are two things governments could do in practice to go beyond the targets outlined in the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) and start renovating the European building stock for real.
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Energy 16-10-2018

REDay2018: key outputs from the conference

The amended Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) contains a vision for 2050 for the buildings stock in the EU – it will have to be highly energy efficient and decarbonised, reaching cost-effective nearly zero energy levels.
Energy 11-12-2017

Building renovation can become ‘Europe’s biggest jobs programme’

The EU’s next long-term budget for 2021-2027 offers a unique opportunity to demonstrate the tangible benefits that EU policies and funding can deliver to citizens on the ground, argues Adrian Joyce.
Biotechnology 13-10-2016

The Brief: Nicola the Bruce

Robert the Bruce was a Scottish king. He is famous for two things, one of which involves a spider. The other involves thumping the English.
Energy 07-11-2014

EU ignores its own building efficiency initiatives

SPECIAL REPORT: The European Union institutions' buildings policy in Brussels has been “unambitious” in terms of energy efficiency, according to the European Court of Auditors.
Energy 06-11-2014

DG Energy wants cash for renovation from €300 billion investment plan

SPECIAL REPORT: The European Union’s senior civil servant in charge of energy met with the EU Secretary-General last night, to push for a slice of Jean-Claude Juncker’s €300 billion investment package to go to renovation.
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Energy 12-11-2012

Renovate Europe – Messages from Renovate Europe Day, Autumn 2012

Renovate Europe Day, organized by the Renovate Europe campaign, brings together non-governmental organizations, politicians, academics and industry representatives. The aim of the Renovate Europe campaign, initiated by EuroACE, is to promote the huge - but largely unknown - capacity of deep renovation of buildings as the most effective way to meet the economic and energy challenges that face the EU. To learn more about the Renovate Europe campaign, visit: http://www.renovate-europe.eu/