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Countries in trouble over green buildings

Friday 18 Jan 13 9:00am

More than 70 per cent of European Union states could face court action over defiance of building efficiency  measures which are slated to account for up to a quarter of the EU’s planned energy savings by 2020.

Sources at the European Commission confirm that 19 member states are currently in breach of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), which was adopted in 2002 and recast in 2010, and now face the threat of financial penalties from Brussels, reports EurActiv.

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