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CA EPBD is organising a public stakeholder workshop on one-stop-shops on Tuesday 10 March 2020, in Sofia. This public event will present successful examples of integrated home renovation services. An overview of one-stop shops across Europe will be provided by the European Commission, and expert speakers from EU funded projects will participate in a roundtable discussion. There will be opportunities for questions and interaction with the audience. More information and a detailed agenda of the event are available here.  ...

Tuesday 10 March 2020, Sofia | 14:00 - 17:30 Sofia time (EET) HOTEL BALKAN (city centre) | 5 Sveta Nedelya Square | 1000 Sofia| Bulgaria In order to contribute to Europe’s climate and energy targets, the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (Directive 2018/844/EU) foresees the decarbonisation of the EU’s building stock by 2050. Existing buildings hold a large potential for improvement and energy savings, and can play a key role in the clean energy transition. The renovation of the residential sector is particularly important, but home renovation is a complex process. It includes a multitude of tasks (acquiring reliable technical advice, approaching the right contractors, receiving appropriate offers, applying for licenses and funds, monitoring the work, etc.) in a fragmented market which involves a variety of players (consultants, energy auditors, public authorities, financing institutions, contractors, craftsmen, real estate agencies, etc.). Home renovation is therefore a daunting prospect for homeowners who do not...

On 13 April 2011, and as part of the EU Sustainable Energy week, a seminar was organised in Brussels by EACI, DG ENER and the Concerted Action EPBD. Click here for the programme. The following presentations can be downloaded: Dirk Brounen - 'Energy Labels and property values' Yamina Saheb (presentation missing) - 'Policy pathway for energy performance certification of buildings' Tom Halpin - 'Building Energy Rating in Ireland: Challenges and Achievements' Madis Laaniste - 'Implementation of a Building Energy Performance Certification Scheme in Estonia' Rod Janssen - 'Nearly zero-energy buildings: achieving the EU 2020 target' Ulrich Nyffenegger - 'Minergie: Cost-optimised way to nearly zero-energy buildings' David Juin - 'France: Towards nearly zero-energy buildings' Hans van Eck - 'National plan towards nearly zero-energy buildings in The Netherlands' During this event, the Concerted Action EPBD Book “IMPLEMENTING THE ENERGY PERFORMANCE OF BUILDINGS DIRECTIVE (EPBD) – FEATURING COUNTRY REPORTS 2010” was launched....