August 6, 2017

Display is a communication tool complementary to the national certificate for public buildings that today has most of the Member States. With emphasis on local communication campaigns and providing a variety of communication tools, Display exceeds the requirements of the Directive on the energy of buildings (EPBD) Performance. In particular, post 'evolution' to show efforts and improving the energy efficiency of a building, by including on the same post the energy performance of the building on two years.
With the DISPLAY poster as a communication tool, it is easy to inform all users of the buildings and to motivate them to save water and energy to improve the efficiency of the building class.
Is a European campaign which aims to help municipalities to carry out concrete actions against waste energy in buildings. This campaign aims to empower every citizen on its energy consumption, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and financial savings.
Currently, more than 500 European communities participate in DISPLAY. Inspired by the label for appliances, Display to view, on a poster visible by everyone, the energy performance of public buildings. Consumption of energy, water, and CO2 is rated according to different classes, from A, the more thrifty, to G, the worst. The poster also informs about the origin of the used energy: renewable, nuclear or fossil. On the simple gestures that allow to avoid unnecessary waste, on technical solutions as well as the potential of the building if he rode a class. It makes readable and visible use of energy for consumers, citizens and policymakers.


The Display tool is intended for all municipalities in Europe.
Needs Addressed
• lack of in-house expertise about communication (art. 12)
• insufficient information on technical tools (art. 17)
• support organisations have unsufficient competency and knowledge (art. 17)
• inadequate information on best energy efficiency practices (art. 17)
Validation/testing information
Sophie Borboen