The EU aims to achieve 20% energy savings by 2020 and at least 32.5% by 2030.
The 2012 directive, as amended in 2018, sets rules and obligations for the EU’s 2020 and 2030 energy efficiency targets.
Making buildings more energy efficient will contribute significantly to the EU achieving its energy and climate goals.
The EU promotes cogeneration in order to improve energy efficiency in Europe.
EU labelling and ecodesign rules promote more energy efficient products, helping consumers to save energy and money.
Mobilising private financing for energy efficiency investments.
The EU has launched a heating and cooling strategy to address the large amount of energy used by the building sector and by industry.