Comparison of negotiation positions on EPBD

This presentation/resource compares BPIE’s recommendations with the content of the proposals from the European Commission, the draft report from EPP rapporteur Bendt Bendtsen, and the latest compromise text from the Maltese Presidency. Please keep in mind that these comparisons were based on the documents available at the time.

The discussions on the revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive are progressing quickly, with the Maltese Presidency moving rapidly towards an agreement by the end of June and a draft report now available from the European Parliament’s Energy Committee rapporteur MEP Bendt Bendtsen.

These documents compare BPIE’s recommendations with the content of the proposals from the European Commission, the draft report from EPP rapporteur Bendt Bendtsen, and the latest compromise texts from the Maltese Presidency (16 May 2017, 19 June 2017 and 28 June 2017).

The document highlights what BPIE considers has been strengthened, could be improved or has been weakened and needs changing.

The Winter package is a once-in-a-decade opportunity to propel the EU towards a future-proofed, efficient and sustainable building stock. The chasm between the current positions will make negotiations difficult, hinder the renovation of the building stock and slow down progress in the construction sector.

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