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A Guided Tour of Recently Launched Sustainable Building Initiatives

11-12-2014 | Anne-Claire Bellec | Global, South-East Asia, South-East Asia
Categories: Communications

Mainstreaming sustainable buildings is essential if we are to effectively tackle climate change and provide sustainable urban environments. Despite the large number of organizations and programs in this space, the penetration of sustainable building practices is not yet mainstream in development activity, building & planning policies, or built environment education. 
 
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We’re moving!

01-10-2013 | Maija Krastina | Global, 全球, South-East Asia, South-East Asia
Categories: Communications

GBPN has grown out of the office. We’re moving to a new one today! Our address now is 51, rue St Anne, Paris 75002.

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100 Twitter Accounts Around Building Performance You Must Follow!

29-07-2013 | Anne-Claire Bellec | Global, 全球, South-East Asia, South-East Asia
Categories: Communications

After having actively been twittering these past months, we are delighted to present the GBPN public list of 100 influential and resourceful Twitter accounts in the fields of Building Performance Policies and the role of buildings in mitigating Climate Change. 
 
This list is a product of daily curation and experience engaging with inspirational and reliable sources of information on our topics. We based our selection on three main factors:
 
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Show the Invisible

20-02-2013 | Amanda Hurley | United States, 美国
Categories: Communications

How can you make people recognize and care about something that’s invisible?

This is the core struggle of communicating the value of energy efficiency. As efficiency pioneer (and IMT’s board chair) David Goldstein has explained, energy is different from most goods we purchase: We can’t eat, drink, or wear it; we can't even touch it or see it.

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Why a Knowledge Pyramid?

19-02-2013 | Anne-Claire Bellec | Global, 全球, South-East Asia, South-East Asia
Categories: Communications

When we began to think about the development of the GBPN Knowledge Platform, one of our major priorities was to provide our various audiences with relevant and tailored made information on building performance best practice policies. Addressing different stakeholders’ information needs was one of our key objectives.

Not only did we imagine presenting the information in a distinctive way through interactive features and tools, we also had in mind to create a Knowledge Pyramid of information: offering 10 levels of reports that would answer different information needs. 

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Data is All Around Us

19-02-2013 | Marine Faber | Europe, 欧洲
Categories: Communications

The 3rd International Open Data Day will take place on Saturday 23rd February 2013. Why not have a look at what is going on in this matter? At BPIE, the Buildings Performance Institute Europe, the GBPN Europe Hub, we are really interested to see what is happening, especially since we launched our data hub late 2012.

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