EPBD 2nd revision approved and published
(Modified June 19, 2018)
On May 14, 2018, the revised Energy Performance of Buildings directive (EPBD) has been approved by the Council of Ministers of the EU. The European Parliament had already approved the revised EPBD on 17 April with a very large support coming from the main political groups (546 votes in favour, 35 against and 96 abstentions).
This was the final step of the legislative procedure.
More information: EU News alert.
On June 19, 2018 the directive has been published in the Official Journal of the EU in the official languages. The directive will enter into force twenty days later. The transposition period is 20 months.
See also previous news item.