Tagged with Energy advice

Blog from Catrin Maby – A Passport to a better building future? Putting the Building Renovation Passport in context

Blog from Catrin Maby – A Passport to a better building future? Putting the Building Renovation Passport in context

It’s good to see the growing support for the concept of the ‘Building Renovation Passport’, defined by BPIE in their 2016 study as ‘a document – in electronic or paper format – outlining a long-term (up to 15 or 20 years) step-by-step renovation roadmap for a specific building, resulting from an on-site energy audit fulfilling … Continue reading

Chairman’s Conclusions: Think local first: designing an EU buildings policy framework centred on consumers, local authorities and energy advisory services to deliver on Europe’s renovation challenge

Chairman’s Conclusions: Think local first: designing an EU buildings policy framework centred on consumers, local authorities and energy advisory services to deliver on Europe’s renovation challenge

A policy roundtable, organised by the PUBLENEF project through one of the consortium organisations (Energy Cities) and the Energy Advice Exchange, was held on June 20th in Brussels during the EU Sustainable Energy Week in order to further explore the key role and importance of local authorities and energy advisory services in Europe’s energy efficiency … Continue reading

Important upcoming events

Important upcoming events

EU Sustainable Energy Week will soon be upon us. EiD encourages you to check out all the events that will be occurring between June 19th and 25th. Last week we featured the event on June 20th of the Energy Advice Exchange that EiD belongs to. More information is available below. The other event we would … Continue reading

Energy Advice Exchange co-organising important roundtable discussion June 20th: Think local first: a building policy to deliver on EU renovation challenge

Energy Advice Exchange co-organising important roundtable discussion June 20th: Think local first: a building policy to deliver on EU renovation challenge

The Energy Advice Exchange is pleased to be co-organising an event in Brussels on June 20th. Consumers, local authorities and energy advisory services are the three leading forces, whose combined actions will enable Europe to deliver on its 2050 renovation challenge. Their manifold collaboration on the ground, in cooperation with other private and public stakeholders, … Continue reading

Blog from Louise Sunderland – The much needed glue in a renovation strategy

Blog from Louise Sunderland – The much needed glue in a renovation strategy

Today Energy Advice Exchange published its latest briefing which highlights a range of examples of good practice in the delivery of energy advisory services across Europe. Energy advisory services (sometimes called one-stop-shops) offer consumers (building owners, managers, tenants) advice and practical assistance on a number of legal, financial, technical, practical and behavioural aspects to increase … Continue reading

Blog from Louise Sunderland – We have a choice: more of the same for consumers, or a chance at really raising the building renovation rate

Blog from Louise Sunderland – We have a choice: more of the same for consumers, or a chance at really raising the building renovation rate

Having avidly read the Commission’s clean energy package documents at the end of last year (OK, so I admit, not every page but all of the important stuff from a buildings perspective) I am now reading the briefings and recommendations on changes to the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) and the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive … Continue reading

Energy advice update

Energy advice update

Consumers should be at the centre of EU energy in buildings policy. Active and engaged consumers are essential for Europe to achieve its ambition to move to a low carbon, secure and competitive economy. The EU policy package to date barely provides for consumer support for energy efficiency and renewable energy investments, in the form … Continue reading