Category Archives: Energy Efficiency Directive

Public consultation on Energy Efficiency Directive review: The polyurethane industry puts its vision forward

Why does the European Commission carry out public consultations? Because engaging with external stakeholders is an essential part of the Continue reading...

Building a sustainable future in the EU – Building Renovation & Energy Efficiency

On 25 March 2015, the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) published its report ‘Energy Renovation: The Trump Card Continue reading...

Guest blog: Frank Grunert | “Polyurethane’s contribution to growth in Europe”

In the new European institutional landscape, with kick-starting growth having emerged as a top priority for policy-makers, Frank Grunert, the … Continue reading...

Innovation in materials: Key to European energy security

Over the past months, with Europe’s regional environment suffering instability and Member States defining new climate and energy targets, energy … Continue reading...

Building renovation in Europe: what’s next?

Last month in the European Parliament, the new Regional Policy Commissioner Corina Crețu confirmed that the Commission was committed to … Continue reading...

European Commission DG Energy public consultation on energy efficiency now closed!

Did you submit your contribution? The public consultation on ‘Progress towards the 2020 energy efficiency objective and a 2030 energy … Continue reading...

Are EU States forgetting about energy efficiency?

EurActiv published an article exposing that Member States are not committed enough to achieve their energy efficiency target, particularly in … Continue reading...

New EU guide: The EU sends a signal in favour of energy-efficient buildings

How to use EU Cohesion policy funding to finance the energy renovation of buildings? This is the question answered by … Continue reading...

Can Europe deliver clean air?

Did you know Europeans spend 90% of their time indoors? This was just one of many figures presented by … Continue reading...

Stay Grounded with Passive House Flooring

Did you know that buildings in the EU account for more than 40% of the European Union’s energy consumption? It … Continue reading...