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Ready for carbon neutral by 2050? Assessing ambition levels in new building standards across the EU
2022-01-17
Author: Ivan Jankovic, Armin Mayer, Dan Staniaszek, Xerome Fernández Álvarez
Region of Activities: Europe
Type: Report
Subject: New buildings
Origin: BPIE

This BPIE report provides a close examination of six EU focus geographies shines a spotlight of wide-ranging discrepancies between EU countries in their approaches towards building sector decarbonisation, both in terms of consistency regarding the definition of ‘NZEB’ as laid out in the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), and in terms of overall ambition levels.