• Investing 4 Cities: Opportunities and Solutions to finance home renovation in Europe

    When: June 19, 2019 from 9:00 to 17:00

    Where: Liaison Agency Flanders-Europe, Kortenberglaan 71, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

  • About the Summit

    Home renovation is not just private business but a public priority. As such, a strong collaboration between the public and private sectors is critical to enable and deploy successful home renovation programmes that benefit all EU citizens.


    This summit offers European cities and regional representatives the unique opportunity to learn from and interact with experts from home renovation programs. The event showcases lessons learnt, best practices, case studies and future developments in home renovation.

  • Programme

    Sessions focus on the two critical elements of an effective home renovation programme: access to affordable financing and people-centric technical assistance. Speakers are announced! Please download agenda below.

  • Speakers Announced!

    Three keynote address and 4 expert panels.






    Tatiana Bosteels

    Hermes Investment Management






    Adrian Joyce

    Renovate Europe






    Bettina Dorendorf






    Paul Kenny

    Super Homes





    Jessica Stromback

    Joule Assets Europe




    Davide Cannarozzi

    GNE Finance




    Anette Jahn

    Executive Agency for
    Small and Medium-sized Enterprises





    Casey Dailey

    Western Riverside County of Governments, CA






    Steven Fawkes

    Energy Pro





    Jordi Ayats

    EuroPACE Programme, Olot





    Kristina Klimovich

    GNE Finance





    Joserra Lopez

    Basque Country Energy Agency





    Niels Kaare Bruun

    Better Home




    Jurei Yada

    International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation




    Andy Deacon

    Climate Alliance




    Isidoro Tapia

    European Investment Bank

  • Event Programme

    Keynote Welcome Address by Summit chair Tatiana Bosteels, Hermes Investment Management


    Keynote: Challenges and opportunities for home renovation by Anette Jahn, the European Commission's Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises


    Session 1: EuroPACE – Integrated Home Renovation Platform
    Presentation of EuroPACE home renovation platform with an emphasis on innovative financing, technical assistance, and local experiences in Olot, Catalunya and the Basque Country


    Session 2: A home renovation journey: support along the way
    A discussion about practical experiences, best practices, lessons learnt, and what it takes to motivate and support citizens renovating their homes.


    Keynote Address: Key drivers for home and building renovation from people's point of view, by Adrian Joyce, Renovate Europe


    Session 3: Cities’ and Regions’ role in accelerating home renovation
    Cities presenting their initiatives and projects, outlining goals, barriers and needs.


    Session 4: Financing models for home renovation
    A discussion about barriers & opportunities for public and private financing mechanisms for home renovation programmes.

  • We look forward to seeing you in Brussels on June 19th!

    The event is free of charge. It is organized by GNE Finance and Ente Vasco de la Energia and hosted by the EuroPACE project.

  • Join the discussion

    During the Summit we would like to give an opportunity to cites and regions to share your local home renovation goals and challenges. We are interested in your opinion and experiences.
    Participants willing to make a 4 minute pitch will be able to do so before lunch. Please let us know if you have a challenge, issue, success story to share by filling out the form below.

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