The European Union has formally adopted the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). The legislation sets a framework for member states to reduce emissions and energy use in buildings, following a revised directive that was formally adopted by the European Council and the European Commission.

The EPBD mandates zero on-site fossil fuel emissions for new buildings and for publicly owned structures, effective January 1, 2028, and for all other new buildings by January 1, 2030. Read More