• 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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  • The Buildings Sector

    The buildings sector contributes nearly 40% to global energy-related annual GHG emissions (IEA/UNEP, 2018). Final energy demand from buildings is predicted to increase 50% by 2050 compared with 2015.

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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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  • Our aim

    Our aim is to provide in each region tailored expertise, knowledge and analysis to decision-makers and key stakeholders, while also monitoring the evolution and impact of regional policy processes. 

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Databases & Tools


  • Building Code Implementation Portal

    Building code implementation portal
  • Policy Evidence Base

    How-To Hub for Sustainable Building Policy

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Report “Facilitating Eco-Niwas Samhita Implementation in Affordable Housing”

10-2020 | India

The report offers insights to facilitate the adoption of Eco-Niwas Samhita for enhancing thermal comfort and energy efficiency in affordable housing projects in Ahmedabad. 

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A new Working Group in Indonesia to focus on decarbonising residential buildings

07-2020 | South-East Asia

Early March 2020, GBPN together with its local partners decided to establish a policy advisory working group called HIDUP (meaning ‘Live’ in Bahasa Indonesia) which is a multi-lateral working group, composed of building experts from both public and private entities. 

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Report "Decarbonization Policies in the Buildings and Construction Sector"

06-2020 | Global
Report "Decarbonization Policies in the Buildings and Construction Sector"

“Adopting Decarbonization Policies in the Buildings and Construction Sector” provides a review of the evidence of the impact of implementing cost-effective policy measures to reduce the carbon footprint of the buildings and construction sector.

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Webinar and Report Launch: Facilitating Eco-Niwas Samhita Implementation in Affordable Housing

10-2020 | India

In collaboration with the Global Buildings Performance Network (GBPN), AEEE is organising a webinar on Facilitating Eco-Niwas Samhita Implementation in Affordable Housing in India and would like to invite you to join us on 28th October 2020 at 4:00-6:00 PM IST. 

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Launch of “Pitch to Policy” competition in Indonesia

08-2020 | Global

Global Buildings Performance Network (GBPN) in partnership with Monash University and together with IAI, Institute of Architects of West Java is launching a competitive learning programme, Pitch to Policy (P>P). The aim of P>P competition is to improve the sustainability of Indonesian housing, with a focus on solutions for healthy, near zero apartments.  

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Webinar "Adopting Building Decarbonization Policies to support Economic Stimulus"

05-2020 | Global

Thursday, 11 June 2020 | 09:00 - 10:30am (CEST) 

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