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An ambitious renovation strategy for Ireland’s Commercial Building Stock

Fifty leading Irish businesses met yesterday in Google’s European headquarters, Dublin to assist Government in decarbonising Ireland’s building stock. This represents the first major attempt following on from COP21 agreement to develop an ambitious action plan for the Irish building sector – a sector that is responsible for up to 30% of Ireland’s carbon emissions. Particular...Read More

Venice BUILD UPON Meeting: A Call to Action!

Green Building Councils from 20 countries convened alongside BUILD UPON’s Advisory Board at the inspiring Ca’ Foscari University of Venice as the project issued a call to action for more countries to take up the renovation strategy challenge. The project is now actively working with GBCs from Austria, Greece, Hungary, Macedonia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland...Read More

ÇEDBİK Congress 2016 Focuses on ‘Mental Renovation’

ÇEDBİK-Turkish Green Building Council hosted the “Çedbik Congress 2016” in Istanbul on 4-5 February, to create and increase knowledge and awareness about the environmental impacts of buildings in Turkey. The theme of the congress was: “Mental Renovation for Habitable Resilient Cities“. Emilio Miguel Mitre, Coordinator of BUILD UPON presented the project during one of the keynotes.Read More

Croatia’s President Meets with BUILD UPON Team

The President of the Republic of Croatia, Mrs Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, participated at the 8th Better Building Brunch, organized by the Croatia Green Building Council in Zagreb, on February 10th. Mrs Grabar-Kitarovic addressed the representatives of the institutional, academic and economic sector on the topic: “Does the Historic Conference on Climate Change COP 21-Paris affect the...Read More

Hungarian Historic Retrofit Wins European Award

The World Green Building Council has recently announced the winners of the Europe Leadership in Green Building Awards 2015. The Eiffel Palace office building in Budapest, Hungary, took the award for Leadership in Building Design and Performance. On behalf of the project, Attila Kovács, MRICS, Managing Partner at Horizon Development stated “The WorldGBC Leadership Award...Read More

Irish Energy Minister launches BUILD UPON in Dublin

“Our energy strategy must be the property of the people of Ireland – the citizens of Ireland.”Read More

Irish Energy Minister launches BUILD UPON in Dublin

“Our energy strategy must be the property of the people of Ireland – the citizens of Ireland.”Read More

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