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Energy Efficiency of Buildings

with Rebecca Lamas

The built environment is the single largest energy consumer in the EU and one of the largest carbon dioxide emitters. In this video, Rebecca Lamas explains the energy efficiency considerations of this specific sector as well as the policy and legislative measures the EU has put in place to improve and reduce energy consumption of buildings.

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The European Commission presented the Renovation Wave Strategy in October 2020, setting out measures aiming to at least double the annual energy renovation rate of EU buildings by 2030. The revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) is a core element of the Renovation Wave Strategy, upgrading the existing regulatory framework and considering the differences in the building sector among the EU Member States.

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