BEA Executive Director Michael Geissler participated in an international online discussion titled "Rebuilding the Built Environment: Paths and Barriers to Net Zero Roundtable" on June 29. The event was hosted by the Network for Global Innovation (NGIN) and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP), a long-time BEA partner and local Los Angeles energy and water provider.
With more than 25 million SMEs in Europe, this sector represents an enormous energy saving potential. SMEs are often prevented from implementing energy audits and energy savings measures due to lack of expertise, time, and capital, but also lack of dedicated support. The Energy Efficient SME portal has been designed to unlock this untapped potential. The portal offers a range of support, including a handbook, training materials and tools, and inspiring best practice case studies from selected countries in Europe.