Op-ed: Renovation is about more than just energy savings (Euractiv)

Published by Euractiv on: 2 October 2017 | The multiple benefits of building renovation programmes include known advantages in terms of reduced energy bills and job creation. But less is known about other benefits like avoided healthcare costs, and even higher exam success rates for students, writes Adrian Joyce.

Op-ed: Paris Agreement under threat as member states water down building performance measures (Euractiv)

Published by Euractiv on: 20 June 2017 | While President Trump is grabbing world headlines by publicly trashing the Paris climate agreement, EU member states are also trying to sabotage this deal by watering down measures in the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) and Energy Efficiency Directive (EED), writes Adrian Joyce.

Op-ed: Energy poverty: A blight on the EU (Euractiv)

Published by Euractiv on: 6 April 2017 | For something that blights the lives of between 50 and 125 million European citizens it is strange to discover that there is no EU-wide definition of ‘energy poverty’, writes Adrian Joyce.

Op-ed: Renovation boosts property prices. Here's why. (ECEEE)

Published by ECEEE on: 28 February 2017 | Renovations are not just a precondition for the EU to meet its climate goals; they are an investment that is literally, as safe as houses, if recent studies are to be believed.

Op-ed: Renovating Europe, gaining more energy independence (Euractiv)

Published by Euractiv on: 8 July 2015 | Investing in energy efficiency in buildings is the cheapest, fastest and most effective way to decrease our energy dependency by reducing our energy demand, writes Adrian Joyce.