Setting realistic and ambitious reduction targets for building energy consumption is not truly possible without using the power of data. Data is needed to identify both trends in energy consumption and cost-effective improvement opportunities aligning with broader targets of Paris compliant city climate action plans and Deadline 2020.
A survey analysis of the markets for Individual Building Renovation Roadmaps in Bulgaria, Poland and Portugal
The Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) introduced Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) with the aim to create more transparency about the energy performance of individual buildings. To date, the implementation of this instrument varies significantly across Europe in terms of scope, information, comparability and user-friendliness, limiting its acceptance by users as well as its market penetration.
This statistical report is designed to help understand what drives final energy use in IEA member countries in order to improve and track national energy efficiency policies. It is the second edition of a comprehensive selection of data that the IEA has been collecting each year, after its member states recognised in 2009 the need to better monitor energy efficiency policies.
The report ‘The Concept of the Individual Building Renovation Roadmapreport’ offers an overview of the process behind the creation of an Individual Building Renovation Roadmap and covers the key issues that need to be addressed to allow its development and implementation. Real-life examples based on four existing initiatives revolving around the concept of individual building roadmaps and passports are used in this report to demonstrate how the different elements can be designed and implemented