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Expert Interview - Jessica Grove-Smith, Joint Managing Director & Senior Scientist at Passive House Institute

Primary Energy Renewable and future climate Impact on buildings Jessica Grove-Smith is senior scientist and joint managing director of the Passive House Institute in Darmstadt. Her areas of expertise include energy efficient...

Expert Interview - Michael Moradiellos del Molino, Head of Real Estate at EPEA Benelux

Environmental Impact of Construction Materials Graduated Architect from ISAVH in Brussels, Michael Moradiellos also holds a PHD in sustainable urban planning and has co-founded several companies. He is an expert in Circular Economy and Cradle to...

Expert Interview - Stijn Verbeke, senior researcher at EnergyVille/VITO and University of Antwerp

Stijn Verbeke is senior researcher at EnergyVille/VITO and University of Antwerp. He is an innovator on smart buildings and data-driven tools for improving the energy performance of buildings and districts.   Stijn holds a PhD degree in applied...

Expert talks – Myriam Olivier , PhD in civil engineering, Mission head at ASTUS-construction, France.

This edition of BUILD UP Expert Talks hosts Myriam Olivier, PhD in civil engineering, Mission head at ASTUS-construction, France.   She has worked in the domains of Energy Efficiency and Building Information Management and...

Expert Interview - Eugenio Quintieri Secretary, General of the EBC

Eugenio Quintieri is the Secretary-General of the European Builders Confederation (EBC) since June 2017.   In addition to managing EBC secretariat, Eugenio represents EBC in the European Social dialogue committee, supervises several legislative...

Did you miss any of our Expert Talks?

EXPERT TALKS is an initiative from the BUILD UP portal which has started in February 2020. In the form of face-to-face interviews, experts coming from all around Europe and covering the field of Energy Efficiency in buildings from...

Expert talks – Dragomir Tzanev, Executive Director of Center for Energy Efficiency EnEffect

  The 11th edition of our Expert Talks hosts Dragomir Tzanev, Executive Director of Center for Energy Efficiency EnEffect and official representative of Municipal Energy Efficiency Network EcoEnergy – Bulgaria.   He is also the coordinator of the...

Expert talks – Adrian Joyce, Secretary General of EuroACE

The 10th edition of our Expert talk hosts Adrian Joyce, Secretary General of EuroACE and Campaign Director of the Renovate Europe Campaign, which was initiated by EuroACE in 2011 in order to stop energy waste in buildings.   Its ambition is to...

Expert Talk - Ursula Hartenberger, expert in energy efficiency and finance in the building sector

For the 9th edition of the Build Up Expert Talks, the invited interviewee was Ursula Hartenberger,  member of a series of international sustainable-development and responsible-investment platforms and sustainable finance expert with a track record...

Expert talks – Armand Paardekooper Overman, Associate Architect at Mecanoo

Check the link to watch the full interview! The 8th edition of our Expert talk hosts Armand Paardekooper Overman, associate architect at Mecanoo. He is also a founding partner of fUSE Architecture and, in 2014, he founded the real...

Expert talks – Carsten Druhmann, Professor at the Institute of Facility Management (Zurich University of Applied Sciences)

Check the link to watch the full interview! The 7th edition of our Expert talk hosts Carsten Druhmann, Lecturer and Researcher at the Institute of Facility Management (Zurich University of Applied Sciences) and Head of Real Estate Management...

Expert Talks - Christophe Sykes, Director General at Construction Products Europe

Check the link to watch the full interview! For the 6th edition of the Expert Talks series, the interviewee is Christophe Sykes, Director General at Construction Products Europe (AISBL) and member of the Chairman Advisory Group of the CEN Adaptation...

Expert Talks - Duygu Erten, Senior Sustainability Executive

Check the link to watch the full interview! For the 5th edition of the Expert Talks series, the interviewee is Dr Duygu Erten, Senior Sustainability Executive, Green-Building certification expert and board member of Turkeco...

Expert Talks - Sylvain Kubicki, Senior Research and Technology Associate at LIST

Check the link to watch the full interview! For the 4th edition of our Expert talks series, we had the opportunity to interview Sylvain Kubicki, Senior Research and Technology Associate at LIST - Luxembourg Institute of Science and...

Expert Talks - Laura Maturi, Senior Researcher at Eurac research

Check the link to watch the full interview! COVID-19 did not stop us in hosting our 3rd expert talk, even though this time it took place remotely. We had the opportunity to interview Laura Maturi, Senior Researcher at the Institute for Renewable...

Expert Talks - Carlo Battisti, European Executive Director at International Living Future Institute

Check the link to watch the full interview!   Back in January 2020, during Klimahouse 2020 in Bolzano (Italy), we had the opportunity to interview Carlo Battisti, European Executive Director at International Living Future Institute and Chair of COST...

Expert Talks - Ulrich Santa, director of Agenzia CasaClima

Director of Agenzia CasaClima (KlimaHaus), Ulrich Santa, will be the first expert to be interviewed for the new BUP Expert Talks section.   The focus of this interview is on digitalization and sustainable building focused in the design phase and...

TRUST EPC SOUTH – Financing Energy Efficiency Contracting in the tertiary sector

  The Trust EPC South project, co-funded by the European Commission, aims to raise awareness of and scale up investments in energy efficiency (EE) and sustainable energy (SE) technologies in the tertiary sector. The focus of the project is to...

Urban-LEDS | Solutions Gateway

Low Carbon Solutions for Urban Development Challenges     The Solutions Gateway is an online resource platform for Local Governments where they will be able to find possible Low Emissions Development (LED) Solutions for their...

Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA)

The Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA) is a public-private collaboration that turns global expertise into action to accelerate local government implementation of building efficiency policies and programmes.   Global building...