Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD)

You must save 20% on energy before 2020

Following the Kyoto protocol, the European Union has set a target to reduce energy consumption. For buildings the target is set at a 20% reduction by 2020.


The 160 million buildings in the EU use over 40% of Europe’s energy and create over 40% of its carbon dioxide emissions. And unfortunately that proportion is increasing. Therefore the Commission of the European Union has issued The Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). The directive has been in force since January 2003.

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EPBD Facts

  • Issued by the Commission of the European Union
  • Directive in force since 2003
  • Local legislation to ratify directive under way
  • 20% reduction by 2020
  • Viable for all buildings, domestic and non-domestic

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