Roundtable on the Health & Well-being Impacts of Energy Efficiency Improvements
18 Apr 2013
19 Apr 2013
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The Energy Efficiency Unit has started in-depth study of five selected benefit areas:
- macro-economic benefits and jobs
- industrial productivity and competitiveness
- energy provider and consumer benefits and
- public budget impacts
A series of expert round-table discussions focusing on each benefit category is guiding this work, in order to share experience, discuss issues and challenges, and identify and assemble good practice approaches for each benefit category. The first in the series, the Roundtable on the Macroeconomic and Employment Impacts of Energy Efficiency, was held on 24 January.
The second, the Roundtable on the Health and Well-being Impacts of Energy Efficiency Policy will feature sessions focused on the relationship between energy efficiency improvements and indoor air quality, special issues related to vulnerable groups, and unravelling the harder-to-measure impacts on mental health and well-being as well as downstream social impacts. We will also discuss methodological issues and practical aspects of using health results for policy assessment and design. This roundtable of prominent health experts will help us to collate the latest insights on this subject, to feed into the ultimate output of this work stream – a handbook for policy makers on incorporating the multiple benefits of energy efficiency into policy decision-making.
This event is by invitation only. Useful information for participants below. For further information please contact Audrey Glynn (firstname.lastname@example.org)
For references, please go to www.eea.europa.eu/soer or scan the QR code.
This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe’s environment.
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