Concerted Action – Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

Dissemination of information, experience and good-practices regarding the implementation of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive.


The CA IV EPBD’s objective is to foster exchange of information and experience among Member States and participating countries with regards to the implementation of the specific European Union’s legislation and policy on the energy performance of buildings, and in particular with regards to the transposition and implementation of the re-cast of the EPBD (DIRECTIVE 2010/31/EU). This project intends to create favourable conditions to enhance sharing of information between Member States, to promote a faster convergence of national procedures on EPBD-related matters and to develop a direct link with the other two buildings-related Concerted Actions that were established within the IEE programme: the CA-RES, focussing on transposition and implementation of the Renewable Energy Systems Directive (DIRECTIVE 2009/28/EC) and the CA-EED, focusing on transposition and implementation of the Energy Efficiency Directive (DIRECTIVE 2012/27/EU), where National Energy Plans are being discussed to include initiatives towards building energy efficiency. The CA consists of specialised workshops combined with high level discussions, allied to networking opportunities and web resources, and it will revolve around 4 plenary meetings.

Main Activities ADENE

ADENE main activities comprise the participation in all 4 plenary meetings, including support in their preparation, and the elaboration of the country report on the status of the EPBD implementation in Portugal.

Key Deliverables

• Report of the CA EPBD IV;
• Country Reports;
• Project website;
• KIDs (Key Implementation Indicators) per country / region;
• Database with publications / Book of reports;
• Communication materials (EPBD and CA power point presentation for dissemination);
• Webzines.

Portuguese Deliverables

• Country Report.

Financial Information

Financial Instrument
Horizon 2020
Total Budget
3 000 000 €
Budget ADENE
25 080 €


30 months (01/10/2015 – 01/04/2018)

Project Coordination


ADENE – Agência para a Energia (PT)

MEDDE – Directorate of Housing, Town Planning and Landscapes (FR)
BOVERKET – The National Board of Housing, Building and Planning (SE) MGIPU – Ministry of Construction and Physical Planning (CR)
BRE – Building Research Establishment (UK) MinEco – Ministry of the Economy (LU)
BRO – Building Regulation Office, Ministry for Transport and Infrastructure (MT) MIT – Ministry of Industry and Trade (CZ)
CRES – Centre for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving (GR) MOTIVA – Motiva OY (FI)
ENEA – National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development (IT) NVE – Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NO)
Federal Institute for Research on Building,Urban Affairs and Spatial Development (DE) OIB – Austrian Institute of Construction Engineering (AT)
GI  ZRMK – Building and Civil Engineering Institute ZRMK (SK) RVO – Ministry of Economic Affairs  (NL)
IDAE – Institute for Energy Diversification and Conservation (ES) SEAI – Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland  (IE)
ITB – Building Research Institute (PO) SEDA – Sustainable Energy Development Agency (BG)
KredEx – Climate and Energy Agency of the Credit and Export Guarantee Fund KredEx (EE) SPSC – Certification centre of buildings products (LT)
MCIT – Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism (CY) TSUS – Building Testing and Research Institute (SK)
MDRAP – Ministry for Regional Development and Tourism (RO) UD – University of Debrecen (HU)
ME – Ministry of Economics of Latvia  (LV) MEDDE – Directorate of Housing, Town Planning and Landscapes (FR)



Nuno Baptista