EU, Policy and Regulation

Brussels Briefing: MEPs vote to decarbonise Europe’s building stock

Commercial and residential properties in Vienna
The new rules call for EU member states to renovate 16% of the worst-performing, non-residential buildings by 2030 and the worst-performing 26% through minimum energy performance requirements by 2033 (Photo: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg)

Mandatory mortgage portfolio standards are absent from the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, while dairy farms are exempted from the revised Industrial Emissions Directive

Campaigners are celebrating after MEPs voted in favour of the EU’s Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, aimed at reducing emissions and energy use by ...

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