Building sector: fewer emissions through renovation

Building renovation based on circular principles can significantly improve the energy efficiency of the building sector and make an important contribution to achieving carbon neutrality. This is stated by the European Environment Agency (EEA) in a briefing published last week. The study examines the impact of circular economy principles on the benefits of building renovations. The EEA concludes that the circular economy can substantially reduce material consumption and contribute to significant additional reductions in carbon emissions in European buildings by 2050.

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