It is hoped that the Energy Efficiency Directive will change the landscape for energy efficiency in existing buildings across Europe. It requires all EU countries is required to establish a long-term national renovation strategies for the deep renovation of their buildings stock.
The Network is working to help countries build an ambitious vision and unlock the full potential of our existing buiildings to save energy and enable a high quality of life for all.
BUILD UPON is a Europe Regional Network project, funded by the EU's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, and aimed at empowering stakeholders to support public authorities in delivering ambitious national renovation strategies. Click here to see videos from the project or download the BUILD UPON project overview.
Paul is Chief Executive of the UK Green Building Council. He joined the UK-GBC from WWF-UK, where he was Campaign Director for WWF's One Million Sustainable Homes campaign and co-founder of One Planet Living.
Paul is a member of the Igloo Regeneration Scrutiny Committee, serves on the Sustainability Board of BRE, and is also a member of the Zero Carbon Homes 2016 Task Force and the Sustainability of New Non-Domestic Buildings Steering Group convened by the Department for Communities Local Government in 2007.
He lives with his partner and two young sons in a green home in Shropshire. He has been on the WorldGBC Board of Directors since September 2007.
Fiona Hall MEP speaking on the importance of establishing national renovation strategies