News Digest Item
01 Jun 2018

Efficiency proponents urge government to fulfil promise to support building modernisation

NGOs, trade unions, efficiency industry, and others

A broad alliance of actors that includes environmental NGOs, trade unions, and the efficiency industry has urged the German government to honour its coalition pledge to support measures to lower the energy consumption of buildings. The alliance says it is “highly irritated” by the fact that the issue is not mentioned in the government’s current budget draft. “Without a strong impulse for the modernisation of buildings during this legislative period, the 2030 climate targets remain practically out of reach,” states the alliance.  

Find the statement in German here.

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