Renovate Europe sent letters to President Juncker and each of the Commissioners highlighting the direct impact that next week’s Energy Union ‘Winter Package’ will have on the energy renovation market, and in turn on citizens and businesses across the EU. Enclosed with the letter are the 26 postcards with photo of 26 different MEPs explaining why they want to see stronger action on buildings in EU policy. These MEPs are from 4 different parties and 15 different countries, demonstrating the cross-party and cross-country support for massive energy renovation in the EU.
Thursday 20th October 2016 (12h30-14h30), Members Salon in the European Parliament
In partnership with the EP Intergroup on Long-term Investment and Re-industrialisation
Download the PPT presentations and learn more about the event.
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“Energy renovation is often dismissed as a technical topic, but it actually goes straight to the heart of every EU citizen. These are people’s homes, people’s hospitals, people’s schools we are talking about”, explained Adrian Joyce, Director of the Renovate Europe Campaign, “and these are people’s jobs and people’s SMEs that we are aiming to boost. We need a long-term vision of an NZEB building stock by 2050 in order to deliver on people’s expectations and improve their wellbeing”.
Look out for the Renovate Europe posters in the Brussels metro!
Renovate Italy Day 2016 – 14 November 2016, Milan, Italy
There’s so much happening on energy efficiency in existing buildings it’s hard to keep up. The RenoWiki is a collaborative tool for the national renovation strategy community – to help keep track of and coordinate all the important initiatives out there. Just add, edit and track initiatives – simple!
Find out more on http://buildupon.eu/initiatives/.
Renovate Europe Day 2016 – Setting the EU Vision: NZEB Building Stock by 2050, The Answer to boost EU jobs, growth and SMEs
Thursday 13th October
Setting the EU vision: NZEB Building Stock by to 2050 – The Answer to Boost Jobs, Growth and SMEs
The morning conference of REDay2016 will be followed by an afternoon site visit of renovation projects in the Brussels Region, in partnership with Bruxelles Environnement .
Tuesday 27th September, Members Salon in the European Parliament
Hosted by MEP Carolina Punset (ALDE, Spain) and organised by Renovate Europe, this breakfast debate focused on the economic benefits of achieving Nearly Zero Energy Building (NZEB) standards by 2050 for the building stock in the EU.
Download the one-pager about the economic benefits.
Renovate Europe joined business leaders in asking President Juncker for a clear vision for the EU building sector: NZEB level building stock by 2050
In July 2016, MEPs were asked why they support the vision of achieving an NZEB building stock in the EU by 2050. Click below to find out why the following 26 MEPs from 4 different parties and 15 different countries support Renovate Europe.
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Renovate Europe held a breakfast briefing, hosted by MEP Theresa Griffin, on the theme of energy renovation and consumers on 15th June in the European Parliament in the context of the upcoming review of key buildings-related legislation in the autumn.
At the event, MEP Theresa Griffin (S&D, UK) spoke forcibly about the need to increase energy renovation of buildings and thereby address the principle root cause for energy poverty. “Energy Renovation is an opportunity to create a synergy between energy policy, social policy and industrial policy across the EU, and to reconnect with citizens” she said.
“Energy renovation must be at the heart of the Energy Union,” explained Adrian Joyce, Director of the Renovate Europe Campaign, “Buildings are central to our lives, to our health and to our productivity – citizens deserve quality buildings to live, learn and work in”.
MEPs from 13 countries and 4 political groups sent a letter to Commissioner Canete calling for a transformation of the building stock into ‘nearly zero energy buildings’ by 2050 in the EU. “We in the European Parliament call on you to ensure that the revised EPBD proposal includes a clear renovation vision for the existing building stock to bring it to NZEB levels by 2050” said the 23 signatory MEPs. “Time is running out to meet our building renovation ambitions and we risk locking in huge amounts of savings and failing to grasp the numerous health, economic, societal and climate benefits.”
How can increased energy renovation of buildings make the Energy Union a success for citizens? What opportunities arise in 2016 to create a real renovation market that will bring added value to European consumers? How can the revisions of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive and the Energy Efficiency Directive contribute to reduced energy costs, improved health and wellbeing, higher property value, and increased job creation and competitiveness?
Hosted by MEP Theresa Griffin and organised by Renovate Europe, this breakfast debate on 15th June will focus on consumer interests in achieving Nearly Zero Energy Building (NZEB) standards by 2050 for the building stock in the EU.