Parliament approves the revised text of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD)
Parliament's approval of a revised EPBD is a positive step towards meeting the EU’s energy and climate change goals.
The European Parliament has approved aims to fully utilise the construction sector in its ability to help the EU meet its energy and climate change objectives. The revised text of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive encourages long-term national renovation strategies to become energy efficient and to strive for a decarbonised building stock by 2050. Additionally, it acknowledges the key role of the renovation of building stock to improve living standards across Europe, reduce energy poverty and enable economic growth.
The approval by Parliament was welcomed by the Modern Building Alliance, an alliance of trade associations and companies representing the plastics industry in the construction sector, of which ISOPA is a member.