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Building Efficiency Accelerator

A public-private collaboration that aims to break down these barriers by increasing global and cross-sector collaboration

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Buildings are responsible for one-third of global energy demand and one-quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions. Global building energy demand can be reduced by one-third by 2050 if known energy efficiency best-practices are implemented on a large scale across regions. The major barriers to efficient buildings are institutional, behavioral, and financial rather than technical.

The Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA) is a public-private collaboration that aims to break down these barriers by increasing global and cross-sector collaboration. The BEA supports public commitments at the city, regional and national levels. The BEA collaborative network is led by WRI, with ICLEI supporting local and regional governments, together with 70 businesses, governments and non-governmental organizations.

As a BEA partner, ICLEI offers guidance, capacity building and tailored support to help local and regional governments set policy targets, assess priorities, implement and track actions and exchange lessons learned. In particular, ICLEI East Asia assists two BEA cities in the region.

Objectives

As part of the Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL), an international organization advancing progress towards universal access to sustainable energy by 2030, the BEA aims to:

  • Remove barriers to the alignment of policies and markets, and support engagement between stakeholders to transform local energy efficiency and improve building efficiency in new and existing buildinga;

  • Contribute to the SEforALL objectives to double the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency.


Activities

Designed to complement existing city network efforts, the BEA:

  • Provides tools, expertise and technical capabilities to local and regional governments matched to city priorities;

  • Provides a venue for engagement with private sector partners;

  • Assesses and prioritizes locally-appropriate building efficiency policies and actions;

  • Tracks action and documents progress, and share lessons learned;

  • Engages with cities based on the needs of the city and the activities that the partnership can provide in each location.

For more information, please contact Ms. Yvonne (Yun) Yang at yun.yang@iclei.org.

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