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Putting a stop to energy waste: How building insulation can reduce fossil fuel imports and boost EU energy security
Region of Activities: Europe
Subject: Clean Energy
Origin: BPIE

This study shows how improving insulation can reduce energy demand and drastically cut Russian oil and gas imports for heating in buildings. Investing in building renovation can reduce the use of fossil fuels for heating in buildings, reaching 44% in gas savings, save 45% of final energy demand and substantially contribute to securing the EU’s energy needs.