06 Feb '18, 4pm

BUILD UPON helps put renovation into EU energy policy. World GBC:

The World Green Building Council’s BUILD UPON project scored a major win last week when Europe committed to put national renovation strategies at the heart of efforts to tackle climate change – a key recommendation from the project. The publication of the final text of the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) – a key EU policy on building renovation - challenges EU Member States to reveal the role that renovation strategies can play in delivering a 'highly efficient and decarbonised building stock by 2050’. For the first time, Member States must clarify the contribution of the building stock to the EU’s 2030 energy efficiency target. The strategies must also include milestones for 2030 and 2040, and define “measurable progress indicators” (e.g. renovation rates or a cap on energy consumption per square meter). Crucially, Member States must now publicall...

Full article: http://www.worldgbc.org/news-media/worldgbc%E2%80%99s-bui...

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