Engaging Retail Lenders in Home Renovations

Join us online or in-person in Brussels at Rondpoint Robert Schuman 6!   Europe is in a race to achieve independence from foreign energy sources, alleviate its citizens from rising energy prices, and to meet its ambitious climate targets. Consuming 42% of energy and being responsible for over one third of energy-related GHG emissions, the decarbonisation of the buildings in the EU is essential to achieve this. How can we identify which buildings to renovate? How can we provide access to low cost, long-term financing for deep renovations across Europe? Having business relationships with more than 25 million EU customers, mortgage lenders are the single most connected…

A New Era for the European Renovation Wave: Sharing Perspectives

We are excited to join C40 Cities, the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy (GCoM), and the Covenant of Mayors Europe in organising this event, A New Era for the European Renovation Wave: Sharing Perspectives, on the 20th of March in Brussels. Building renovations are key to improving energy efficiency and energy security, lowering energy bills, creating local green jobs, and improving quality of life. Cities play a key role in delivering the benefits of fossil-free and energy-efficient buildings. Ahead of the European elections, this event will bring together mayors, deputy mayors, business associations, EU policy makers and key stakeholders to take stock of the…

Renovate Europe Day 2023 in Madrid, Spain

Mark your calendar and join us on the 3rd of October in Madrid where the Renovate Europe Day conference will take place this year. This high-level conference will be the moment to take stock of progress in the Spanish context, take inspiration from good examples on the ground and better understand why an ambitious Buildings Directive is crucial for energy security, climate action, citizens and the industrial competitiveness of Europe. Date: Tuesday 3rd October 2023 Location: Commission Representation in Madrid (Paseo de la Castellana, 46) Co-organisers: Renovate España (Green Building Council España GBCe, Confederación Nacional de la Construcción CNC), Ecodes and Climate…

BUILD UP Webinar – The clean energy transition for buildings: Professional associations enhancing renovation skills

Our Vice-Chair Alice Corovessi (Managing Director of our Greek national partner INZEB) moderates a panel discussion at the BUILD UP webinar “The clean energy transition for buildings: Professional associations enhancing renovation skills.” Watch here.

C4E Forum Webinar – Empowering Central and Eastern Europe through Energy Efficiency: Navigating Energy Security, Fit-for-55, and Rebuilding Ukraine

Revisit our webinar “Empowering Central and Eastern Europe through Energy Efficiency” to get a preview of the exciting topics that will be covered at the C4E Forum conference in Šamorín, Slovakia on May 23-26, 2023.

REDay2022 – Eyes on the Horizon: Renovating our Buildings to REPower the EU

The REDay2022 High-level Conference took place in the European Parliament co-hosted by the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) Rapporteur Ciarán Cuffe (Greens/EFA, Ireland) and was also streamed online on the 27th of October. The event was divided in two sessions. The first focused on the ongoing EPBD recast and the importance that a tool such as Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) play (read the joint letter co-signed by Renovate Europe encouraging ambitious MEPS here). The second took a look on how we can finance the Renovation Wave, both through public funds-based mechanisms, as well as private capital and bank schemes.