What’s Behind an Energy Efficient Building Renovation? REDay2015 disclosed the multiple benefits!

On the 15th of October 2015, Renovate Europe organised its annual high-level conference REDay2015, entitled “It’s More than Renovation...”. Sponsored by its partners Knauf Insulation and Eurima, the event literally put the spotlight on the speakers, who emphasised the multiple benefits that deep energy renovation of the existing building stock can deliver in different fields, at different levels…

Energy Renovation contributes positively to Urban Regeneration

JOINT PRESS RELEASE Brussels, 27th September 2017 The URBAN Intergroup and Renovate Europe organized a joint event on the topic Funding for Energy Renovation as a Stimulus for Urban Regeneration on Tuesday 26th September. The event was held in the context of the ongoing negotiations on the review of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, due to be voted in the EP early October, and…

Renovation Wave: revision of EPBD and EED

Strengthen Article 5 of the EED on Public BuildingsArticle 5 of the EED currently requires public authorities to renovate 3% of buildings owned and occupied by the central government.  Unfortunately, the limited scope, weak enforcement and availability of alternative measures has resulted in Article 5 having very little impact on the ground. The upcoming revision of the EED is the opportunity to…

Beneficial Undercurrents for the Renovation Wave

By Adrian Joyce, Director of the Renovate Europe Campaign The Renovate Europe Campaign (REC) impatiently awaits the text of the European Commission Communication and Action Plan on creating a Renovation Wave in the EU.  We are encouraged that the huge energy saving potential of the building stock in the EU is at last being mentioned at the highest political levels across the EU and in its Member…

Get Involved – Champions

Champions Together for RenovationWe’re looking for leaders to champion our cause: MEPs, community and business representatives, and national and local voices. Citizens want policies that make a real difference; policies that will support local SMEs, create jobs throughout the economy, and improve the lives and health of all people in all buildings, every day. Renovation is key to addressing these…