Workshop: Retrofitting public buildings

Bologna, Italy
13 Jul 2018

EIT Climate-KIC, the City of Bologna, South Pole Group, AESS and international partners are inviting civil servants and experts in retrofitting public buildings and public procurement to a workshop in Bologna on Friday 13 July 2018.



In the EU, buildings are responsible for 40 per cent of total energy consumption. Most European cities have a large existing building stock that does not meet current energy efficiency targets. The result is high greenhouse gas emissions and high costs for electricity, heating and cooling.

Technologies to retrofit buildings are available, however current retrofitting rates are very low. This workshop will show successful examples from European cities and their approach to retrofitting as part of an EU-funded project to accelerate retrofitting rates in public buildings.

Who should join?

Civil servants and experts working in the broader field of retrofitting of public buildings and public procurement interested in accelerating the rate of retrofitting.



08:30 – 09:00Arrival and Welcome (coffee and cookies) 
09:00 – 09:10Official start and welcome to the workshopGiovanni Fini, Director Energy Efficiency Department, City of Bologna
09:10 – 09:30Public building retrofitting activities in Emilia RomagnaClaudia Carani, AESS
09:30 – 09:45About the EU – PUBREP project and EIT Climate-KICHans-Peter Egler, South Pole
09:45 – 10:15Energy efficiency strategies for public buildings in BolognaGiovanni Fini, Director Energy Efficiency Department, City of Bologna
10:15 – 12:00Retrofitting and public procurement examples from Switzerland, Poland, Hungary and further international examplesTEP Energy, NAPE, South Pole
12:00 – 13:00Discussions in small groups (Italian and English). South Pole staff will provide guidance/questionsModerated by Claudia Carani and
Hans-Peter Egler
13:00 – 13:30Brief summary and official endClaudia Carani, Hans-Peter Egler,
South Pole, Giovanni Fini
13:30 – 14:30Lunch 
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