Oliver Rapf

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To achieve its 2050 climate neutrality objective, the European Union must accelerate greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction in this decade. The building sector can be a central pillar of this effort and can make a significant contribution to a strengthened 2030 greenhouse gas reduction target.   Increasing actions and investment to accelerate building renovations will also lead to sustaining a green economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic and improving living conditions for Europeans.
Post date: 3 Dic 2020
Type: Publication

BPIE - The Buildings Performance Institute Europe, developed a set of recommendations for all stakeholders which could support economic recovery post COVID-19, and trigger a renovation wave and achieve climate-neutrality for Europe’s building stock by 2050: An Action Plan for the Renovation Wave: Collectively achieving sustainable buildings in Europe.  
Post date: 13 Apr 2020
Type: Publication

Getting on track to limit global temperature increase to 1.5°C, as was agreed in Paris back in 2015, would not just be good for our climate, but first and foremost for all citizens.   What changes to the European policy framework and new initiatives could be prepared and implemented in the coming years?   This paper on the zero carbon and circular challenge in the built environment puts forward several policy recommendations.
Post date: 26 Giu 2019
Type: Publication

This discussion paper, released by the Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE), presents strategies and enabling measures to speed up the interaction between the energy and building sector and provides a description of the latter. The authors support a comprehensive vision for the integration of demand response, renewable energy production and storage in buildings and call for a stronger policy focus on the topic.  Buildings, as the largest energy demand side actor, have an important role to play in transforming the energy market. 
Post date: 19 Ott 2015
Type: Publication

Better data is required to develop more energy efficient buildings. As the strategies for improving the energy performance of buildings become more complex, policy-makers need more and better data to design and evaluate policies and programmes and to put into place monitoring systems to measure the progress of the various policy instruments.   This BUILD UP Web Seminar is an opportunity to:
Post date: 23 Dic 2013
Type: News