• 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 operates a Global Knowledge Platform and talented multicultural network of experts in building energy policy and building performance.

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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


  • Policy Tool for Renovation

    Policy Tool for Renovation

  • Policy Tool for New Buildings

    Policy Tool for New Buildings

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Monash University joins the GBPN

26-10-2019 | Global

Global Buildings Performance Network (GBPN) has initiated a partnership with Monash University, one of Australia's leading universities, based in Melbourne, to support the implementation of GBPN’s strategic programs in S.E. Asia. 

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GBPN joins forces with AEEE and CEPT in efforts to decarbonize India’s residential building sector

12-09-2019 | India

12 September 2019 - The Global Building Performance Network (GBPN), Alliance for an Energy Efficient Economy (AEEE) and CEPT Research and Development Foundation (CEPT CRDF) have signed a tripartite partnership agreement aimed at decarbon

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GBPN sharpens its focus on decarbonising housing in India and South East Asia

28-08-2019 | Global

With the generous support from the Aspen Global Change Institute and the CRUX initiative, the Global Building Performance Network’s (GBPN) is thrilled to announce a new project phase to continue to work

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2019 Global Status Report for Buildings and Construction

13-12-2019 | Global

Decarbonising the buildings and construction sector is critical to achieve the Paris Agreement commitment and the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Developments Goals (SDGs): responsible for almost 40% of energy- and process-related emissions, takin

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[Webinar] "Transforming the buildings sector through ambitious NDCs: Asia-Pacific, with a focus on India and China"

11-11-2019 | South-East Asia

Join the our third GlobalABC NDC webinar series edition: Transforming the buildings sector through ambitious NDCs: Asia-Pacific, with a focus on India and China, taking place on Thursday, 14 November 2019, at 10:00 AM(CEST).

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[Webinar] Transforming the buildings sector through ambitious NDCs: Status of and examples from Asia-Pacific

16-09-2019 | Global

Join GlobalABC NDC webinar series: Transforming the buildings sector through ambitious NDCs: Status of and examples from Asia-Pacific, taking place on Thursday, 26 September

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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


2020, a bright outlook for GBPN

07-01-2020 | Claire Brulé | Global

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As we are heading to 2020, it is the perfect time to contemplate our next steps in the light of...

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China: the world's largest single market in new construction

31-10-2019 | Peter Graham | China

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China’s Five-Year Plan, set over the next two years, and the actions that follow, will determine...

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