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Energy Efficiency Directive: Construction SMEs and craftsmen welcome stable long-term framework

On 28 November the European Parliament’s Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) voted in favour of a 40% binding headline target on energy efficiency with the adoption of the report on the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED).


Coordination of social security systems: Construction SMEs and Craftsmen welcome MEP Balas’ report

EBC welcomes MEP Guillaume Balas’ (S&D/France) proposals on the coordination of social security systems, submitted on 28 November to the European Parliament Committee on Employment and Social Affairs.

Latest activities

Have a look at the EBC Annual Report 2016-2017. It's got a new fresh look and features key construction-related topics, from the performance of the sector and posting of workers to energy efficiency, circular economy, standardisation and much more. More linguistic versions available.


7 December 2017
Workshop on “Building materials – progressing towards a more circular economy” 
CEPS, Brussels

13 December 2017
SBS Lifts Forum,  Brussels

8-9 March 2018
BIM Summit, Barcelona