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Renovation Wave: doubling the renovation rate to cut emissions, boost recovery and reduce energy poverty

The European Commission has published its Renovation Wave Strategy to improve the energy performance of buildings. The Commission aims to at least double renovation rates in the next ten years and make sure renovations lead to higher energy and...


E-learning for building professionals

The building sector presents a considerable unexploited potential for cost-effective energy savings. Nearly Zero-Energy Building (NZEB) standards have become a mandatory requirement in Europe for new...

Renovation of a 6-storey office building located in Saint-Etienne

The construction is an office building originally in masonry whose renovation has been designed by atelier d’architecture Rivat as architectural firm (Architecte associé: atelier des vergers).   The...

A Renovation Wave for Europe -greening our buildings, creating jobs, improving lives

Europe’s building stock is both unique and heterogeneous in its expression of the cultural diversity and history of our continent. But not surprisingly, it is also old and changes very slowly. More...


The Templater tool

The Templater tool is been conceived by BRE in order to facilitate the implementation of BIM data standards across the asset lifecycle.   This is achieved by providing a free to list opportunity for manufacturers and a free to access for...

Energy Trilemma Index

The World Energy Council’s Energy Trilemma Index tool, produced in partnership with Oliver Wyman, ranks countries on their ability to provide sustainable energy through 3 dimensions: Energy security, Energy equity (accessibility and...


Owner vs tenants

This Topic includes all content relevant to the Theme "Owner vs tenants dilemma in building deep renovation decision process"


Expert Interview - Eugenio Quintieri Secretary, General of the EBC

Eugenio Quintieri is the Secretary-General of the European Builders Confederation (EBC) since June 2017.   In addition to managing EBC secretariat, Eugenio represents EBC in the European Social...

Did you miss any of our Expert Talks?

EXPERT TALKS is an initiative from the BUILD UP portal which has started in February 2020. In the form of face-to-face interviews, experts coming from all around Europe and covering...

Expert talks – Dragomir Tzanev, Executive Director of Center for Energy Efficiency EnEffect

  The 11th edition of our Expert Talks hosts Dragomir Tzanev, Executive Director of Center for Energy Efficiency EnEffect and official representative of Municipal Energy Efficiency Network EcoEnergy...