BUILD LAB – Innovation and Finance Lab for Sustainable Buildings, is the first platform in the Emilia-Romagna Region (Italy) that facilitates the dialogue among the operators of energy efficiency sector, supports the development of tools and concrete models to improve the quality and financeability of energy efficiency initiatives.
BUILD LAB has a regional focus, but it gets information and inspiration from other national and European experiences and disseminates its results beyond the Emilia-Romagna Region. The lab is supported by the strong commitment of the Regional authority in the face of the Regional Minister for Economy and Development, Energy and Green Economy, Post-Earthquake Reconstruction and related directorates.
BUILD LAB has regional advisory capacity, strengthened by a problem-solving approach: the engagement of relevant stakeholders from the demand, supply and finance side allows to define a strategic roadmap, while the definition of vertical focuses enables to overcome bottlenecks identified.
The launch of BUILD LAB has attracted an extensive interest from stakeholders ranging from category associations, social housing associations, enterprises and professionals, willing to the be active participants in the community: around 182 unique contacts have been collected so far to be engaged within the BUILD LAB community. Do not hesitate to contact us if you would like to be involved!
BUILDINTEREST will soon publish the national plans for each of the Financing Platforms in The Netherlands, France and Italy. In these reports we present our analysis of the market for energy efficiency financing in buildings for each of the three countries, including the analysis of stakeholders, barriers andfinancing tools and solutions to boost this market.