Be part of
the conversation

Co-Creating National Renovation Strategies

The project aims to empower 1,000 key stakeholders – from governments and businesses, to NGOs and householders – across 13 countries, to shape the change needed in our existing buildings. By holding over 80 connected events in the capitals and major cities of the project countries throughout 2016 and 2017, we’ll create a collaborative community to help countries design and implement their strengthened national renovation strategies.

Upcoming Events

sevilla

Spain – Workshop 6 – Social Agents

02/02/2017
Seville, Spain
Panorama of Stockholm, Sweden

Sweden – How to motivate renovation ?

07.02.2017
Stockholm, Sweden
WS6_2
11772210924_b812f7c6b8_o

The Dialogue Journey

Each country will host a series of events, each one linked to ensure they build upon one another and consciously create the communities of actors needed to meet Europe's existing building challenge. There will be a mixture of events; some focusing on regional issues (held in major cities), some on national issues (held in capital cities), and others on pan-European issues. Below is an example of the Dialogue Journey each GBC will host - go to each country page to view detail of the specific events each country is hosting.
National Launch Events
March/April 2016 Across Europe
National Workshops
May/June 2016 Across Europe
National Workshops
June/July 2016 Across Europe
European Summit
September 2016 Madrid,Spain
National Workshops
September/October 2016 Across Europe
National Workshops
November/December 2016 Across Europe
National Workshops
January/February 2017 Across Europe
European Summit
February 2017 Europe

News

DECLARATION with 43 recommendations for renovation strategy approved on 17 February 2017

On 17 February 2017 the final BUILD UPON conference in Latvia “Society participation and involvement – the foundation of successful Latvian Long-term Strategy for Building Renovation” with over 60 participants took place at the National Library of Latvia. During conference the Declaration on the Improvement of the Latvian Long-term Strategy for Building Renovation for 2014-2020...Read More

5th BUILD UPON workshop focuses on innovative financing and climate change

24th November 2016 the 5th BUIL UPON event – international conference “Renovation Roadmap” took place in Riga at the Hotel Bergs Glass Hall. Around 45 people representing Latvian state and municipal institutions, universities, financial institutions, associations, businesses, NGOs and media were taking part at the conference. The conference was opened by the Latvian Sustainable Building...Read More

BUILD UPON 4th seminar during Riga Energy days

On 14th of October the fourth BUILD UPON project workshop took place in the margins of international expo “Environment and Energy 2016”. The seminar was organized in close collaboration with Riga Energy agency as one of the events within annual month-long autumn events “Riga Energy days” – International Conference “Energy efficiency – the first fuel...Read More


Blog

Time to Renovate our Renovation Strategies

By Roberta D’Angiolella (Co-authored with Jonathan Volt and Dan Staniaszek) – Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE) Buildings are the lifeblood of society – a place to work, rest, bring up future generations and undertake the myriad other actions that define our existence. The cost, in terms of resource use, energy consumption and maintenance expenditures, of this...Read More

Unleashing the 4th Industrial Revolution in Europe

By Yamina Saheb, Senior Energy Policy Analyst, OpenEXP. The report entitled “Energy Transition of the EU Building Stock – Unleashing the 4th Industrial Revolution in Europe” aims to support the on-going review/revision of EU climate and energy policy instruments. The objective is to contribute to making 2016 the year of delivery for EU instruments aiming to reduce...Read More

Collaboration – the key to unlocking the renovation potential!

At COP21, attendees of ‘Building’s Day’ recognised that, to stay within the 2-degree limit, the buildings sector must decrease emissions by 84 gigatonnes by 2050. Notwithstanding the critical role of buildings in mitigating against climate change, we at the World Green Building Council have long recognised the importance of renovating buildings, not only in terms...Read More

Please fill in all fields.

Invalid captcha answer.