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New reports set out actions for how green mortgages can meet EU climate & building renovation goals

A series of new reports published today set out the actions needed to ensure mortgage lending can support the EU’s climate and building renovation goals. The reports – published under the EU-funded ‘Energy Efficient Mortgages Action Plan’ (EeMAP) Initiative – include a paper by WorldGBC’s European Regional Network (ERN) on how energy efficient mortgages could work in terms of the underlying building performance assessment, and how they can support mortgage lenders and borrowers. In Creating an Energy Efficient Mortgage for Europe - A Review of Building Performance Indicators that Impact Mortgage Credit Risk , the ERN suggests that Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) – which are required for both buildings that are built, sold or rented – could help underpin a European energy efficiency mortgage and improve mortgage affordability calculations. Research from the UK provid...

Full article: http://www.worldgbc.org/news-media/new-reports-set-out-ac...

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