Romania's National Renovation Strategy

Upcoming Events

Circular Economy and Renovations

Bucharest, IDA Italian Design & Architecture

Change Romania with BUILD UPON

Timișoara, Minds HUB

Change Romania with BUILD UPON

Galați, Ethos Cafe

Changing Finance, Financing Change

Bucharest, European Commission Representation in Romania

Conclusions and Recommendations – Change Romania with BUILD UPON

Bucharest, ARCUB – Cultural Center of Bucharest

Change Romania with BUILD UPON

Craiova, Multifunctional Center - Construct Cluster Oltenia

Change Romania with BUILD UPON

Brașov, Luther Brasserie and Lounge

Change Romania with BUILD UPON

Iași, City Hall of Iași

Change Romania with BUILD UPON

Cluj, Technical University of Cluj

Change Romania with BUILD UPON

07 April 2016
Bucharest, Romexpo Cupola Room

Our Community

The Dialogue Journey

Romania will host a series of workshops and events in 2016-17 focused on the design and delivery of the national renovation strategy. These will be a mixture of national events (in the capital city), local events (in the major cities) and European events connecting national leaders with other European leaders working on their national renovation strategies.

Change Romania with BUILD UPON
April 7th 2016 Bucharest
Change Romania with BUILD UPON
April 14th 2016 Cluj
Changing Finance, Financing Change
April 18th 2016 Bucharest
Change Romania with BUILD UPON
April 22nd 2016 Iași
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May 11th 2016 Galati
Change Romania with BUILD UPON
May 13th 2016 Brasov
Change Romania with BUILD UPON
May 16th 2016 Craiova
Change Romania with BUILD UPON
May 19th 2016 Timisoara
Circular Economy and Renovations
May 23rd 2016 Bucharest
Change Romania with BUILD UPON
June 2nd 2016 Bucharest
European Event
September 2016 Madrid, Spain
European Event
February 2017 Brussels, Belgium


Steven Borncamp
Romania GBC
Founder and CEO of the Romania GBC, past Chair of Education for the World Green Building Council’s Europe Regional Network lead author of the “Green Mortgage” & “Green Building Professional” programs and graduate of the Univ. of California, San Diego and Tuft’s Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy....
Monica Ardeleanu, Ph.D
Romania GBC
Director of Development and Policy/ BUILD UPON Task Manager for Romania board member. Economist PhD in environmental economics....
Serban Danciu
Buildings Performance Institute Europe BPIE
Serban Danciu is heading up BPIE’s Country Initiative in Romania. He is an engineer who graduated from the Power Engineering Faculty at the Polytechnic University in Bucharest. Serban has a deep understanding of the Romanian market as he held management positions in private companies listed on the stock market. As a...
Horia Petran, Ph.D
Senior research scientist and Head of Centre for Energy Performance of Buildings, within the National Research Institute „URBAN–INCERC”. Vast experience in the development and coordination of complex national and EU projects as well as pre-normative research projects focused on energy performance of buildings and RES use in buildings....
Narcis Jeler
Ministry of Environment
During the last decade, Narcis took over key assignments at governmental level on environmental and climate change issues. He acted as senior counsel of the Minister of Environment (2005 – 2008), then as lead negotiator (expert level) in the negotiations joined by Romania under the United Nations Framework...
Iuliana Lazar
Romanian Energy Regulatory Authority ANRE, Department of Energy Efficiency
Expert within the Romanian Energy regulatory Authority. The area of expertise involves the harmonization of the Romanian legislation with the European one in the field of energy efficiency, the analysis the technical studies elaborated by specialists in Romanian institutes field, on the subject of energy efficiency of household appliances, the...
Laura Amaiei
Romania GBC
Architect, Project Specialist Build Upon / Green Homes Program| RoGBC, LEED Green Associate, Columbia University, M.S. in Real Estate Development | 2013, Pratt Institute, Bachelor of Architecture | 2011,
Andrei Botis
NAI Romania, Romania GBC
Andrei is leading NAI Global in Romania; one of the leading global commercial real estate service providers. Andrei has been involved in land and commercial real estate investment in Romania for more than 10 years and has an MBA with the University of Wales. Andrei has strongly supported the Green...
Prof. Dorin Beu, Ph.D
Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania GBC
Reader at Technical Universityof Cluj-Napoca, manager of Lighting Engineering Lab at UTCN From 2013 President of Romanian National Lighting Committee President of Romanian Green Building Council RoGBC Chief-editor of International Journal of Sustainable Lighting ( Co-organizer with Laurent Chrzanovski of LVMEN! event in September 2015 (
Florian Ionita
Thermaflex Romania
Business Developer/Administrator Thermaflex Romania Working since 2009 for Thermaflex ! Involved in developing sustainable green solutions in connection with energy efficiency, renewable energy, long life term with reduced CO2 footprint, based on efficient total cost of investment and life term cost. Mechanical Engineer with high experience in projects development and implementation...
Radu Mosteanu
Knauf Insulation Romania
Technical Consultant, Green Roof Solutions. Graduated from the Faculty of Civil, Industrial and Agricultural Engineering at the University of Technical Construction in Bucharest, Radu Mosteanu has an experience of 7 years in the industry of building materials of which 3 years in building materials certification. ...
Marcel Ionescu-Heroiu
World Bank Group
Marcel Ionescu-Heroiu graduated from the Faculty of Economic Sciences within the Babeș-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca, and got a Ph.D. in Regional Development from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. He now works for the World Bank....
Cristiana Croitoru, Ph.D
Technical University of Civil Engineering Bucharest
Cristiana Croitoru has seven years of experience as a sustainability expert, specialized in thermal comfort and indoor quality, "green" building design and zero energy buildings. She is a lecturer, PhD, at Technical University of Civil Engineering Bucharest- Faculty of Building Services and researcher at the Institute for Eco-Innovation in Cluj...
Alina Baclea
Saint-Gobain Construction Products Romania
Alina Baclea is a marketing professional deeply interested in green-building technologies, with relevant market knowledge and background in analyzing living conditions and providing Saint-Gobain solutions for comfortable Habitat....
Lucian Mihai
Sika Romania
Lucian Mihai is the Technical Director at Sika Romania and also is the company's regional responsible in the Eastern Europe area for sustainability and green building, quality which greatly appreciates the collaboration with RoGBC. ...
Bogdana Diaconu
Raiffeisen Bank
Bogdana Diaconu is currently a Public Affairs Specialist for Raiffeisen Bank and a former adviser to the Romanian President (Domestic Politics Department). She has a significant experience in both public and private sector, with a specific focus in fostering the dialogue between authorities, business and civil society’s representatives. She has...
Emilian Grigore
Rockwool Romania
Technical Support Manager BU Balkan - Rockwool Romania Technical Support Manager Rockwool BU Balkan (Romania, Bulgaria, Greece, Cyprus, Albania, Kosovo) Product & system management Direct sales management Product & system certification; Product development; Technical -Sales support: Trainings for architects/dealers/installers; Marketing-Communication activities: Conferences...
Ion Dogeanu
Romanian Municipalities Association
Ion Dogeanu who is delegated by the Romanian Municipalities Association, had been the Executive director for the Agency for Energy Efficiency and Environmental Protection in Bucharest. From 2004-2008, he has been the Executive Director for the Public Utilities Department at Bucharest District 1 Local Authority. Mr. Dogeanu has an extended...
Alexandru David
ARENA Constructiilor Magazine
Alexandru is the editor in chief of ARENA Constructiilor Magazine, with an experience of over 7 years in the specialized real estate & construction media. ARENA Constructiilor Magazine together with its building information portal pay special attention to issues concerning energy efficiency in buildings. ARENA Constructiilor Magazine offers comprehensive...
Mihai Toader-Pasti
EFdeN 4C
Michael is the Project Manager of EFdeN, a research and educational project, in which over 250 students have participated from 8 universities in Romania, nationally and internationally awarded. In 2014, this project participated in the most important international competition in the field, Solar Decathlon Europe and in the autumn of...
Dana Ionescu
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Daniela Ionescu is an Economist, holding an MA (Econ) in Development Administration and Management from the University of Manchester as a Chevening Scholar. Mrs. Ionescu has over 15 years of experience in the field of EU funds, covering programming, contracting and implementation of EU funded projects, such as energy efficiency...
Serban Tiganas
Romanian Order of Architects
Serban Tiganas is an active architect, educator and advocate for quality design and green buildings in Romania. He serves as the President of the Romanian Order of Architects within which he initiated a studies of Architecture as a Profession and of The Policy for Architecture in Romania. He is a...
Mircea Sibana
Xella Romania
Mircea Sibana is Product Manager at Xella Ro. Graduated from the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca as civil engineer, Mircea has an experience of more than 12 years in the construction industry, with professional development in energy efficiency in buildings. Xella RO is the local representative of Xella, which is the...
Ionut Trinca
Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration
Ionut Trinca is the Advisor for the Planning Service within the Managing Authority for Regional Operational Program in the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration. He has been working in the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration since 2005. He has 10 years of experience in implementing EU...
Mihai Mereuta
Casa Plus, Liga Habitat
Mihai Mereuta has been the president of the Romanian Associations for Homes Casa Plus for six years and the manager for the Owner Associations Liga Habitat for thirteen years....
Mihaela Odangiu
Holcim Romania
Mihaela Odangiu is the Integrated Management System Coordinator, Holcim (Romania) SA, a member of LafargeHolcim Group. Education: Technical University for Civil Engineering-Bucharest; Faculty of Hydro-Technics; Sanitary Engineering and Environmental Protection B Sc., Master in Hydro-Information. Her focus is on Sustainable Enhanced Solutions for Green Buildings, based on cement materials, developed...
Razvan Chirita
ISOVER Saint-Gobain
Graduate of the Technical University of Bucharest, Razvan Chirita has over 10 years of experience in the construction field passing through building design, construction and consulting. For four years he has entered the insulation market being a part of the Saint Gobain company, BU Isover....
Andrei - Stelian Bejan
Bejan Andrei – Stelian is currently a Lecturer at the Romstal Academy, one of the most important companies in the building services field in Romania and he studies Buildings and Systems Energetics as a PhD. student within Technical University of Civil Engineering Bucharest. Andrei has been actively involved in the...

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