Giant size poster on Charlemagne Building reveals Energy Consumption of Commission buildings

In partnership with Renovate Europe and Energy Cities, the Commission, though its Office for Infrastructure and Logistics in Brussels (OIB), will partake in a highly visible communication action during the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW – 23-27 June) by presenting a giant-size Display Campaign poster on the Charlemagne building highlighting the energy consumption of Commission buildings. “The average energy consumption per square meter for the Commission buildings in Brussels has decreased by more than 30% between 2005 and 2013, which is more than 4% per year, and that is just the…

Letter to Mr Barroso, President of the European Commission

Dear President Barroso, Re: Adequate framework to tap into the cost-effective energy savings potential of buildings Our organisations, which together represent the main European providers of energy efficiency materials, solutions and services in buildings, welcome the European Commission’s efforts to define new energy efficiency ambitions to complement the January proposal for a 2030 energy and climate framework. For the business actors that our associations represent, it is encouraging to see that the European Commission is now considering establishing a binding energy efficiency target for…

European Parliament stands strong on Energy Efficiency: Over 100 MEPs pledge to STOP Energy Waste in Buildings in their 2014-2019 mandate

The Renovate Europe Manifesto for the 2014 Elections has received over 100 signatures from sitting and candidate MEPs, who have pledged to keep Energy Efficiency in Buildings high on the political agenda if re-elected in the next legislative term. Among these signatures are MEPs from 19 different European countries, from all 5 main European political parties as well as 5 EP Vice-Presidents. “Having over 100 MEPs sign the Renovate Europe Manifesto, more precisely the pledge it contains, indicates that the prospective incoming MEPs are keen for the EP to maintain its supportive role in favour…

Brussels launch of the UNEP FI and EEFIG reports

REPORTS EEFIG Report UNEP FI Report Please direct your comments about the EEFIG report to: PRESENTATIONS DG Energy UNEP FI Investor Briefing Energy Efficiency -Financial Institution Group PROGRAMME AND BIOGRAPHIES Programme Biographies

Letters addressed to the Heads of State ahead of the EU Summit March 2014

European Summit Meeting, 20th and 21st March 2014: ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN THE EU 2030 CLIMATE AND ENERGY POLICY Read the letter sent to YOUR Head of State: Austria Belgium Bulgaria Croatia Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Estonia Finland France Germany Greece Hungary Ireland Italy Latvia Lithuania Luxembourg Malta Netherlands Poland Portugal Romania Slovakia Slovenia Spain Sweden United Kingdom