European Federation of Agencies and Regions for Energy and the Environment

CESBA – Common European Sustainable Building Assessment, 7 October 2014

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Common approaches of sustainable buildings in Europe in 2030

Tuesday 7 October, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m

During the OPEN DAYS 2014


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CESBA is the up-and-coming, bottom-up European initiative towards a harmonisation of sustainable building assessments in Europe, promoted within the ViSIBLE European project. The aim of this high-level seminar is to inform political stakeholders at the EU level about the growing CESBA initiative. Alex Puissant will act as moderator of the event.

After an introduction by Dario MILONE (Piedmont Region Department for Strategic Programming, Spatial Policies and Housing), Andrea MORO presented the CESBA policy paper: Towards a Common Sustainable Building Assessment for Europe.

Then Josefina LINDBLOM of DG Environment presented the joint DG Environment – DG Entreprise Communication on Resource Efficiency Opportunities in the Building Sector (July 2014), which completely coincides with CESBA aims. Download the presentation.

Finally, a round table discussion took place, with:

  • Andrea MORO, Technical expert, Regione Piemonte, iiSBE ITALIA (International Initiative for a Sustainable Building Environment);
  • Harald SONDEREGGER, politician, member of the provincial government of Vorarlberg, Austria;
  • Josefina LINDBLOM, European Commission, DG Environment, Eco-Innovation and Circular Economy;
  • Carole de Fays, Construction21.

A conclusion was made by Dr. Christian SALLETMAIER, General Programme Manager of the Alpine Space programme.