Heating and cooling in our buildings and industry accounts for half of the EU’s energy consumption.
84% of heating and cooling is still generated from fossil fuels while only 16% is generated from renewable energy. In order to fulfil the EU’s climate and energy goals , the heating and cooling sector must sharply reduce its energy consumption and cut its use of fossil fuels.
In February 2016, the Commission proposed an EU heating and cooling strategy.
To understand quickly, have a look on the pedagogical infographics about 10 things you didn’t know about Heating and Cooling.