Europe is on the pathway towards nearly zero-energy buildings (nZEBs). The Energy Performance of Buildings Directive recast (EPBD) requires Member States to ensure that:
National definitions of nearly-zero energy are now emerging, but many Member States are still struggling to define an appropriate level of ambition. The Network is supporting countries and their markets in helping make this transition.
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.