News Digest Item
13 Sep 2018

German government to set up efficient building commission to cut heating emissions

Tagesspiegel Background

The German government is preparing the launch of a commission tasked with finding measures to make buildings more energy efficient and bring down carbon emissions in the heating sector, Susanne Ehlerding writes in the energy policy newsletter Tagesspiegel Background. According to the article, the commission - envisaged in the government coalition treaty - will comprise about 20 members from academia, civil society, and the real estate and construction industries, and will hold its first meeting in October.

See the CLEW factsheet Climate, energy and transport in Germany’s coalition treaty for more information.

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