• Our Vision

    We have a short window of opportunity to cut COemissions from building energy use. We are working to achieve a world in which buildings are a solution to climate change and a source of societal well-being.

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  • Reports

    Best Practice Policies for Low Carbon & Energy Buildings, Building Energy Efficiency Policies in China, Abatement Potentials from India's Buildings, Deep Renovation's Definitions, etc. Browse our Knowledge Pyramid.

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  • Policy Tools

    Compare the world’s best practice policies for new buildings and for renovation. Explore GBPN Policy Tools and review current best practices using criteria developed with world's leading experts in the field.

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  • Our Network

    The GBPN is coordinated by a global centre in Paris and regionally with an office in Beijing and partner organisations in Brussels, Delhi and Washington D.C.

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  • Policy Paper

    Why Buildings hold the key to a low-carbon future? Consult the GBPN Policy Paper "Buildings for Our Future, The Deep Path for Closing the Emissions Gap in the Building Sector" (June 2013)

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  • Climate Change

    Climate Change: Implications for Buildings: Key Findings from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fifth Assessement Report (June 2014)

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Databases & Tools

  • Policy Tool for Renovation

    Policy Tool for Renovation

  • Policy Tool for New Buildings

    Policy Tool for New Buildings

  • Building Energy Performance Scenarios

    Building Energy Performance Scenarios

  • Glossary


  • Datahub for Europe

    Datahub for Europe

  • Rating Policies

    Rating Policies

Laboratory: Projects

More and Deeper Renovation

Buildings represent around a third of the total global energy use and the energy-related CO2 emissions, existing buildings account for... Read more

Positive Energy Buildings

The nearly zero energy lab seeks to build GBPN's comparative analysis of building energy efficiency codes and policy packages for new buildings... Read more

Building Performance Data

This Laboratory seeks to improve collaboration amongst building data experts, modellers and all interested stakeholders in order to... Read more


Open Data for a Change: A New Online Tool to Access Free Analysis of the Energy Savings Potential of Buildings

05-06-2014 | Diana Ürge-Vorsatz & Peter Graham | Global, 全球

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Given the reported lack of data on how buildings use energy and the impacts of building energy...

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New Tool for Building Energy Performance Scenarios (BEPS): Making the Black Box Transparent

05-06-2014 | Ksenia Petrichenko | Global, 全球

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GBPN is moving forward in making building data transparent and publically available as well as...

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LinkedData Now is out! http://t.co/acUogwYVy5 Stories via @SemanticWebBlog @EmekaOkoye @GBPNetwork

by Ralph 5 days 11 hours ago

RT @BPIE_eu: #WSED15 World Sustainable Energy Days 2015 in Austria - call for papers/young researchers, submissions on http://t.co/yZ8PPDuQ

by The GBPN 5 days 17 hours ago