While a strengthened EPBD will provide a clear direction and ambition to Member States, we believe its implementation towards the 2030 targets will depend on enabling frameworks which consist of delivery of technical assistance and strategic market facilitation.
The Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) is a cornerstone of EU’s legislation on the energy performance of buildings and its upcoming revision will influence the next decade’s national and regional buildings policies. As announced in its Renovation Wave, the European Commission is revising the EPBD aiming at accelerating the transformation of the EU building stock into a highly energy efficient and decarbonised building stock by 2050.
Regions and local/regional energy agencies have long been delivery agents of the EPBD, being behind the implementation of many of its provisions:
Based on their experience, FEDARENE highlights 3 drivers that would maximise the impact of the EPBD: