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Minimum Performance Requirements for Windows

Minimum performance requirements for window replacement in the residential sector (*) Conditions apply   EU Member States Legal requirements Uw – value (W/m²K) g – value Last update   Austria 1.2 – 2015 Conditions: When performing a renovation in Austria either the above mentioned Uw-value (88%*1.4 = 1.2 W/m²K) needs to be fulfilled or a renovation concept needs

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The benefits of Window Energy Labelling

  The benefits of Window Energy Labelling Providing meaningful and intelligible information to consumers on the energy performance of the products they purchase is effective at reducing energy demand, bringing savings to households and helping cut GHG emissions. Energy labels have demonstrated to be an efficient information tool for consumers and can be applied to

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European Energy Efficiency Industries call on Energy Council to equip the energy efficiency market with ambitious enabling framework

8th June 2018 To: Members of the Energy Council RE:  European Energy Efficiency Industries call on Energy Council to equip the energy efficiency market with ambitious enabling framework Dear Minister, You are facing a once-in-a decade opportunity to truly boost the energy efficiency market in Europe. Doing so will bring multiple benefits for European industry,

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Energy balance: the right approach to assess the energy performance of windows

Ensuring a proper assessment of the energy performance of windows when implementing the revised EPBD The implementation of the revised Energy Performance of Building Directive[1] offers a unique opportunity to Member States to optimise the energy performance of national building stocks and thus to contribute to achieving the EU’s long-term decarbonisation objectives. Simply by way

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Minimum performance requirements for window replacement in the residential sector

Report on Minimum performance requirements for window replacement in the residential sector The study developed a comprehensive list of minimum performance requirements for windows (U-values and when appropriate g-values) for windows replacement in the residential sector in the 28 EU Member States. The main result is a table showing an overview about legal requirements for replacement

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The EU ETS reform must anchor the system in sectoral realities

The EU ETS reform must anchor the system in sectoral realities Position paper on the EU ETS post-2020 (rev4) Glass for Europe welcomes the launch of the trilogue discussions on the reform of the EU ETS post 2020 after the detailed examination of the EC proposal by both the Council of the EU and the

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Making Europe’s buildings highly energy efficient

Making Europe’s buildings highly energy efficient Improvements needed to the EU Winter Package: EED and EPBD Glass for Europe supports the proposal for a 2030 binding target for energy efficiency. However, the level of 30% of the proposed target illustrates the inertia on the energy efficiency agenda while the thermal renovation of Europe’s ageing building

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