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Filling the policy gap: Minimum energy performance standards for European buildings

The European Union has committed to a net-zero economy by 2050. To get there, it must decarbonise the building stock, which accounts for 36% of EU carbon emissions. The current rate of renovation, however, is only one-third of that needed. Even the improvements that are being undertaken are delivering meagre savings of 9% to 17% primary energy....

The 2015 Energy Productivity and Economic Prosperity Index

In this policy brief we will show that Europe could double its energy productivity performance on the basis of existing technologies. High Energy – Productivity Growth Scenario would not only bring no appreciable reduction in lifestyle and prosperity; it would...