ABRACADABRA invites you to WEBINAR: Balancing the cost of energy retrofitting through AdoRes

12 September 2017 10:00-12:00 CET

Have you heard about AdoRes and about their potential benefits (volumetric Add-ons and Renewables intended as one (or a set of) Assistant Building unit(s) – like aside or façade addictions, rooftop extensions or even an entire new building construction?

Do you know how can you save public and private resources and meet local energy saving targets in zero cost virtuous cycle?

How can you use energy efficiency retrofitting as a way to attract new businesses and residents to your area?

How can you attract new investors and develop new lower-risk financial products through renovation loans and other forms of financing?

How can you partner with building professionals to offer financing to property owners that have made the decision to retrofit through AdoRes?

Property owners, Building professionals, policy makers from local governments and regional authorities, financial experts, practitioners, and researchers are invited to the first ABRACADABRA webinar focusing on new pathways to balancing the cost of energy retrofits through AdoRes.


To register for the webinar click here.


Are you planning to renovate a building? Join the webinar to learn more about how your building can become one of ABRACADABRA´s case studies! For more information visit: http://www.abracadabra-project.eu/case-studies/



10:00 – 10:10 Welcome and setting the scene –  Giorgia Rambelli, ICLEI Europe
10:10 – 10:30 About ABRACADABRAAnnarita Ferrante, University of Bologna, Coordinator of the ABRACADABRA project
10:30 – 11:50 How can AdoRes finance deep renovation to Nearly Zero Energy?

· Challenges and opportunities of  AdoRes and urban densification in Europe Veronika Schröpfer, Architects’ Council of Europe – Conseil des Architectes d’Europe (tbc)

·  Technical tools for implementation  – Edgars Augustins, RENESCO

·  From planning to implementation: good practices on facilitating  AdoRes though the regulatory framework and fiscal incentives

o   AdoRes in the Netherlands – Nico Nieboer, Technical University of Delft

o   Add-ons in Romania – Larisa Andrei, Municipality of Brasov

Each presentation will be followed by a Q&A session. The session will conclude with an interactive discussion.

11:50 – 12:00 Food for thought and conclusions