01 Mar '16, 7am

#BUILDUPON, the world’s largest collaborative project on building renovation, is launched today by 13 GBCs in Europe https://t.co/UdP4fXQOql

World’s largest collaborative retrofit project launches to cut emissions from buildings March 01, 2016 at 7:00 AM The world’s largest collaborative project on building renovation has been officially launched today by Green Building Councils across Europe, in a bid to tackle one of the region’s biggest climate challenges – its existing buildings. After more than a year of preparations, the BUILD UPON project is launching a series of 80 European events that aim to bring together more than 1,000 organisations in a concerted effort to reduce emissions from buildings. Emissions from existing buildings account for 36 per cent of the EU’s total CO2 emissions. BUILD UPON looks to overcome this challenge by supporting governments, industry and civil society to deliver so called ‘national renovation strategies’ – long-term plans on how they will renovate their nation’s homes and com...

Full article: http://www.worldgbc.org/activities/news/global-news/world...

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