Saving thermal energy and decarbonising heat consumption, is highly relevant for achieving Germany’s energy and climate policy goals. The reduction of energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions in the building sector is of great importance. Not only in new buildings, but above all in existing residential buildings, high savings are seen in the energy resources natural gas and crude oil. But what savings can be achieved with the different measures? Which investments pay off for building owners? Which political decisions can support the implementation of the necessary investments?
The policy brief summarizes the results of the TAB report "Energiespareffekte und Kosten-Nutzen-Relationen im Gebäudesektor" on four pages.