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CISBAT / Workshop ReCO2st
Innovations to Accelerate the Renovation Wave
9 september 2021 16h30-18h00
SwissTech Convention Center / EPFL
also available online

Reducing refurbishment costs is the first condition to accelerate the renovation wave, but to transform good intentions into decisions and decisions into realized projects, new business models are required.


The H2020 ReCO2st research project, set up to provide guidance for cost, time and energy efficient refurbishment, has produced methods and tools that are now ready to be used in practice.


In this seminar, we introduce a web based refurbishment assessment platform combining existing and new tools that enables energy experts to optimise deep refurbishment scenarios and calculate a credible refurbishment budget.


A demonstration project in Vevey shows how these tools were used to determine the optimum trade-off between energy savings and renewable energy, resulting in a sober, cost efficient deep refurbishment of a heritage building, compatible with 2000 Watts society targets.


The City of Fribourg, as an early adopter site, will present how ReCO2st tools and business model kit can support their building stock renovation strategy.

Please register before August 28, 2021 (the number of participants is limited for the live session)



16h30 : Welcome / Introduction


16h35 : Energy transition strategy


16h45 : Tilleuls 1 deep refurbishment, the Swiss ReCO2st case study


16h55 : City of Fribourg - How ReCO2st supports the retrofitting-strategy of the city building stock


17h05 : EPIQR web and RenovaLab platform


17h15 : Innovative Business Model Kit for rapid energy transition


17h30 : Round table - Propositions and interrogations for accelerating the renovation wave

The seminar will end with an aperitif



Gerard Greuter: Retraites Populaires 


Flourentzos Flourentzou - Estia 


Sara Bourgarel - City of Fribourg


Edouard Philippe - EPIQR Rénovation 


Florian Buchter - Groupe E 




Registration to CISBAT is not required to attend the ReCO2st workshop (free seminar)