Events

STAKEHOLDERS MEETING EU Sustainable Energy Week, Brussels, 28/6/2013 Under the auspices of the Irish EU Presidency – represented by Mr. Fergus O’Dowd, T.D., Minister of State, Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government of Ireland – the 2012 Book ‘Implementing the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive -  Featuring Country Reports’ was handed to Ms. Claudia Canevari, DG Energy, EC during the joint EC - Concerted Action EPBD stakeholders event on the 28th of June 2013. Panel discussions followed between several top experts in the field of the EPBD and the market. The first discussion triggered interest through visionary views on the progress in Building Energy Efficiency in the EU. The second focused on Driving the market transformation and dealt with Vision,Challenges, and Opportunities for  Delivering the Potential. The presentations  are available here: Eduardo Maldonado, CA Coordinator, Univ Porto, Portugal Claudia Canevari, DG Energy, EC Bengt Wånggren, World Green Building Council, Europe Regional Network...

Brussels, June 28, 2013, 9:00 – 14:00 Hotel Thon EU, Rue de la Loi, 75 Updated 2013.06.27 | The Concerted Action EPBD brings together the national authorities implementing this legislation, and other bodies appointed and entrusted by them to do so. It fosters exchange of information and experiences amongst representatives designated by all 27 Member States, plus Norway and Croatia. The Concerted Action EPBD is organizing its annual Stakeholders meeting in Brussels on June 28, the last day of the EU Sustainable Energy Week, where it will launch the Book of National Reports 2012 containing the national reports describing the EPBD implementation in all the MS at the beginning of 2013. After the formal presentation of the book, two discussion panels will look at progress in building energy efficiency in the EU since the EPBD was launched, comparing expectations to achievements and discussing steps needed to reach the goals stated for 2020: Panel 1:...

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....