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Aiming to ensure a uniform understanding across Member States in the preparation of their transposition measures and effective implementation of the amended Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), the European Commission published Recommendations on how EU countries should implement the revised EPBD building renovation provisions into national law. The guidance documents are available at https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?qid=1557992239852&uri=CELEX:32019H0786. More information at https://ec.europa.eu/info/news/commission-guidance-how-implement-revised-energy-performance-buildings-directive-provisions-building-renovation-2019-may-16_en...

The first series of Thematic Reports from the Concerted Action EPBD 2015-2018 are now available in electronic and PDF format. The Thematic Reports summarise session discussions between CA EPBD participants. To view them click here....

CA EPBD will be hosting for its participants an in-depth workshop on 23 and 24 May 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany. The workshop will include two parallel streams, one on the topic NZEB Hospitals / Complex Buildings and another on Long-Term Renovation Strategies....

Members of the European Commission, representatives of national authorities, building industry experts and EU-funded projects, gathered together in Bucharest on 24 October 2017 at the workshop “Vocational skills for energy efficient buildings”, to present and discuss challenges and opportunities in relation to empowering skills to support the quality of building construction and the rate of building renovation towards NZEB. The event was also streamed live through the BUILD UP portal. The workshop slide presentations are accessible below. Video recordings will also be made available soon.     slides video Welcome and introduction Jens LAUSTSEN Concerted Action Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (CA EPBD)     I. The European perspective - energy efficiency skills challenges, needs and solutions     Keynote speech Eugenio QUINTIERI European Builders Confederation (EBC) PDF YouTube Improving the construction sector human capital basis – policy perspectives Roman HORVÁTH European Commission, Directorate General Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW) PDF YouTube The BUILD UP Skills initiative and its links with the energy efficiency policy Amandine LACOURT European...