Co-Ownership Issues Affecting Energy Retrofit Programs in Multi-Occupancy Building


3rd Event of the European Forum on Training and Skills For Re-Building on

Co-Ownership Issues Affecting Energy Retrofit Programs in Multi-Occupancy Building

Paris, September 28th 2012


The event sought to elicit views of European co-owners and multi-family building managers associations and local authorities in jointly undertaking local retrofit programs.

The event was organised by the consortium partners of the Intelligent Energy Europe project TRAINREBUILD ( supported by the EU.

The project intends to design a strategy to generate change in the thinking of public and private building owners regarding the link between energy efficiency and value related to building ownership.

Themes addressed during the event included:

  • The Specific Problems of Co-Ownership and Its Players: Owners, Landlords, Tenants and Associations of Property Managers
  • Property Law and Energy Renovation in Multi-Family Buildings. Peculiarities of the Decision Making System. Towards Harmonization of Community Law?
  • Sources of Finance for Energy Efficiency Renovation of Multi-Family Buildings.
  • Energy Management Tools to Achieve a Zero Energy Bill for Multi-Family Buildings. Towards the Creation of a European Label?
  • How to Communicate Effectively and Emphasise the Participatory Decision Making Process Between Multi-Family Building Managers, Co-Owners and Building Suppliers
  • How to Train Multi-Family Building Managers and Local Authorities for the Purpose of Renovation in Co-Ownership Buildings


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