Manifesto for a Mediterranean building renovation programme

Policy recommendations for efficient public buildings

Buoyed by their on-the-ground experiences, the public and private stakeholders of the Efficient Buildings Community ask EU decision-makers, EU programme managing authorities and national public authorities in Member States to design policies that consider the following six recommendations.

  1. Engrave deep renovation of public buildings in National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs)
  2. Make sure that 100% of regional and local authorities have a well-working energymanagement system embedded in their organisational culture
  3. Tackle skills gap in public authorities and the construction sector
  4. Facilitate access to adequate public funding as well as to alternative finance sources for local and regional public authorities
  5. Increase the share of RES production and consumption in public buildings
  6. Massively replicate know-how generated in EU funded projects

The Community is not claiming radical changes in legislation, but expect existing work to be deepened, broadened and strengthened. The local level needs a favourable and securing frame to act sustainably.


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