Buildings are the largest energy-consuming sector in the world, and account for over one-third of total final energy consumption. They are an equally important source of carbon dioxide emissions. Achieving significant energy and emissions reduction in the buildings sector is a challenging but achievable policy goal.

The state of buildings’ energy performance, and what needs to be done

IEA-IPEEC report details the needs and savings from improved energy efficiency More »»

IEA offers a blueprint for a sustainable buildings sector by 2050

Study presents detailed scenarios and technologies for deep cuts in energy use and emissions More »»

Building Energy Efficiency Policies

The BEEP database provides a detailed breakdown of policies for energy efficiency in buildings around the world, including those supporting buildings codes, labels, incentive schemes and zero-energy building More »»