• 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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  • 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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  • Mitigation Potential

    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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  • India

    A scenario analysis that documents the enormous energy saving potentials that can be achieved in India by 2050 in the residential sector with direct policy action (September 2014). 

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Databases & Tools

  • Cities Knowledge Centre


  • 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

  • Common Carbon Metric 2.0

  • Glossary


  • Datahub for Europe

    Datahub for Europe

  • Rating Policies

    Rating Policies


12-06-2017 | Global, South-East Asia, South-East Asia

GBPN is supporting ClimateWorks Australia and APEC to develop an Asia-Pacific Building Energy Codes Forum. The proposed Forum will assist participating APEC economies to share knowledge, experience and best-practices to improve the development and implementation of ambitious building energy codes. Peter Graham will be conducting a workshop for APEC economies to present a report on status of building energy codes and opportunities for collaboration in Singapore on 7th July. The workshop is being held in conjunction with the IEA Energy Efficiency Training Week. 


26-09-2017 | Global, South-East Asia, South-East Asia

GBPN - Peter Graham will be in Hanoi on 26th September to deliver the next Common Carbon Metric 2.0 training workshop for the Ministry of Natural Resources & Environment of Vietnam Department of Climate Change.


12-06-2017 | Global, South-East Asia, South-East Asia

APEC & ClimateWorks Australia - Workshop on the proposed Asia Pacific Building Energy Codes Forum, Singapore July 7th in conjunction with the IEA Energy Efficiency Training week.

Laboratory: Projects

Building Energy Codes Portal

The BEET 3 (International Collaboration to improve the Implementation of Building Energy Codes)

The Building Energy Codes Portal supports efficient international knowledge exchange on building energy code implementation by... Read more


Climate Action in the Buildings Sector: How to Incorporate Buildings Actions in Nationally Determined Contributions

31-01-2019 | Peter Graham | Global, South-East Asia, South-East Asia

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The buildings sector contributes nearly 40% to global energy-related annual GHG emissions (IEA/...

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Not all of the USA is ditching the Paris Agreement – Let’s Support the Progressive Majority

12-06-2017 | Peter Graham | United States

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By - Professor Peter Graham, Global Buildings Performance Network pg@gbpn.org Deputy Director,...

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11-11-2012 | Global, South-East Asia, South-East Asia

Upcoming events organized by GBPN and contributions to conferences, workshops and webinars!