Date & Location: 3.12.2019

Moving towards zero carbon buildings – Solutions, tools and progress from around the world

Buildings are responsible for 39% of global energy related CO2 emissions. This event will present innovative policies and tools to reduce GHG emissions from the built environment. It will take stock of current efforts by governments and will discuss solutions and networks of support to speed up the transformation of the built environment.

December 3, MADRID


Moderation: Oliver Rapf, Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE)

6.30 – 6.35          Welcome – Mark Radka, Chief, Energy & Climate Branch, UN Environment Programme (UNEP)

6.35 – 6.50          Global progress in the buildings sector – Ian Hamilton, UCL

6.50 – 7.00          Example from Ukraine: fostering behavior change and demand-side management in buildings for zero carbon buildings and effective district heating – Kyryl Tomliak, KT – Energy LLC

7.00 – 7.10          Example from Mexico: energy efficiency in the hospitality industry – Carlos Alejandro Carrazco Cota, ALENER

7.10 – 7.20          Example from Tunisia: Nationally Determined Contributions implementation – Inga Zachow, GIZ

7.20 – 7.30          Developing decarbonization pathways for the buildings sector: a European CO2 scenario tool for policymakers – Oliver Rapf, BPIE

7.30 – 8.00          Q&A session with the speakers and audience – Moderation: Oliver Rapf, BPIE

N.B.: blue zone accreditation will be needed to access this event.

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