On 3 December 2014, the European Commission DG Energy published a study drafted by Triple E consulting entitled “Market study for a voluntary common European Union certification scheme for the energy performance of non-residential buildings”.
On 2 December 2014, Fire Safe Europe (FSEU) launched a White Paper highlighting the fact that, with more than 4,000 people killed by fire every year in Europe, an improved EU-wide building fire safety regulation is urgently needed to save lives.
On 3 December, ministers for Transport and Infrastructure came together in the framework of the Council meeting on Transport, Telecommunications and Energy.
On 7 November 2014, the European Commission, DG Enterprise, launched a consultation on the implementation of the Construction Products Regulation (EU) No 305/2011 (CPR).
On 25 November, the new president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, provided details about his plan to mobilise more than €300 billion in an effort to kick-start the European economy.