In 2009, the European Commission launched the BUILD UP initiative to raise awareness among all parties in the building chain of the potential energy savings that could be made.
BUILD UP aims to promote better and smarter buildings across Europe by connecting building professionals, local authorities and citizens. Its interactive web portal, www.buildup.eu shares and promotes existing knowledge, guidelines, tools and best practices for energy-saving measures in buildings across Europe. At the same time, it informs and updates the market about the legislative framework in terms of goals, practical implications and future revisions.
The BUILD UP web portal is an influential and interactive European tool engaging powerful networks and well-established umbrella organisations in a proactive commitment to energy efficient buildings.
BUILD UP is funded under the Intelligent Energy Europe Programme which is managed by the Executive Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation (EACI) on the behalf of the European Commission.