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#HomeGreenHome - September 26-27, 2018, Polygraphia Office Center

#HomeGreenHome September 26-27, 2018 Polygraphia Office Center World Green Building Week Save the date for September 26-27 and come celebrate World Green Building Week with us! This year the topic in focus among Green building councils in Europe and worldwide is the green home.......

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Cooperation with EBRD- Green Economy Transition (GET) initiative

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is one of the world's largest green building investors. Its Green Economy Transition (GET) initiative has enabled by end of 2017 over €15billion of investment in green building projects, and blends a unique mix of financial......

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BGBC supports the development of a better national deep renovation strategy for the existing building stock

As you know, Bulgarian Green Building Council is of the thirteen European organisations part of the BUILD UPON project. The project is coming to its end, achieving very high results in engaging the stakeholders in the process of supporting the national government for the development of a new......

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Build Upon Seminar 7 - Cultural Heritage and the National strategy for deep renovations, Varna

On the 24th February, the Bulgarian Green Building Council organised the final event, as part of the European project Build Upon. The seventh, final seminar had the same topic as the sixth one. The key objectives of the workshop included presentations about good practises and case studies from......

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Build Upon Seminar 6 - Cultural Heritage and the National strategy for deep renovations, Sofia

The sixth workshop part of the Build Upon project in Bulgaria was held on the 23rd February 2017 in hotel Arena di Serdica, Sofia. The topic of the workshop was ''Cultural heritage and the national strategy for deep renovations''. The aim of the seminar was to present some good......

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The European Commission`s vice president Maroš Šefčovič was a keynote speaker at the Madrid Leaders` Summit of the BUILD UPON project

The vice president of the European Commission Maroš Šefčovič was a keynote speaker on September 20th, 2016 at the Madrid Leaders` Summit of the BUILD UPON - the project in which BGBC participates with 12 other European Green Building Councils. A Bulgarian delegation participated in......

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Minister Lilyana Pavlova was a keynote speaker at the Madird Leaders` Summit of the BUILD UPON project

At the Madrid Leaders' Summit (September 20-21, 2016) of the BUILD UPON project minister Lilyana Pavlova was a keynote speaker. The organizers of the event - the World Green Building Council and the Green Building Council España (Coordinator BUILD UPON) expressed the importance of the......

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BGBC and a Bulgarian delegation participated in the Madrid Leaders` Summit of the BUILD UPON project

On September 20 and 21 in Madrid was held a summit of 170 leaders in Europe on the topic of deep renovation of existing buildings. The meeting was organized for BUILD UPON - the largest project in the world to support the creation and implementation of national strategies for deep and......

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The second Bulgarian BUILD UPON workshop was held on June 22nd, 2016

On June 22nd, 2016 was held the second BUILD UPON workshop "Green public procurement and financial instruments for deep renovation of the existing building stock". The second workshop was organized aiming to analyze the barriers related to green public procurement and financial......

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Do you know that around 1.85 million square feet being certified daily

LEED or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is changing the way we think about how buildings and communities are planned, constructed, maintained and operated. LEED works for all buildings—from homes to corporate headquarters—at all phases of development. Projects......

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General Assembly Invitation - 30.06.2016

BGBC has the pleasure to invite its members to the General Assembley meeting on 30 of June 2016. The meeting will be held in Capital Fort, Conference Center, Boulevard Tsarigradsko Shosse 90. All members of BGBC are invitetd to participate personel or via authorized representative.......

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The first Bulgarian BUILD UPON workshop was held on May 19th, 2016

On May 19th, 2016 in the Capital Fort office center was held the BUILD UPON workshop "Building skills and competence amoung various target groups aiming to increase knowledge and capacity for deep renovation of the existing building stock". The first of the six workshops was organized......

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European countries urged to create ambitious plans for cutting emissions from buildings

Governments, businesses, consumer groups and NGOs across Europe are being urged to come together to create ambitious plans for how their countries will cut emissions from existing buildings, in order to meet the Paris Agreement and halt global temperature rises. The call comes from the World......

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Central and Eastern European Energy Efficiency Forum

Bulgarian Green Building Council, The European Climate Foundation and Chance for Buildings invite you to the first Central and Eastern European Energy Efficiency Forum, which will take place from 22 to 25 June 2016 on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast. What is C4E Forum? In short — not......

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ENERGY EFFICIENCY & RENEWABLES, SMART CITIES - exhibition and conference for South-East Europe

In the coming years, energy savings and security, environmentally friendly energy and smart urban development are among the priorities for the countries from South-East Europe. EE & RE and Smart Cities are two flagship events in the Region which gather key industry players and state......

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BUILD UPON: World’s largest collaborative retrofit project launches to cut emissions from buildings

The world’s largest collaborative project on building renovation has been officially launched today by Green Building Councils across Europe, in a bid to tackle one of the region’s biggest climate challenges – its existing buildings. After more than a year of preparations,......

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The Bulgarian Green Building Council commits to engage 500 stakeholders in green building workshops and trainings over the next two years, at COP21 Paris.

At COP21 in Paris today, a total of 20 Green Building Councils from around the world unveiled national commitments to transform the sustainability of their buildings to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and ensure that the building and construction industry plays its part in limiting global warming......

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World GIS Day Conference 2015

Each year in November the world is celebrating the International GIS Day. Bulgarian green Building Council is supporting the largest GIS event in Bulgaria – GIS Day Conference 2015 that gathers representatives of the government, NGOs, business, academia and media in Bulgaria. As part of the......

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VIRTUAL EVENT – Deep Green Renovations with BUILD UPON

Bulgarian Green Building Council is pleased to announce we are participating as part of the BUILD UPON project in a virtual EXPO and Conference dedicated to improving the design and implementation of National Renovation Strategies across Europe. "Deep Green Renovations with BUILD UPON"......

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WorldGBC Congress 2015 Hong Kong held under the theme of “Thinking Beyond: Pathway to Future Sustainable City Development”

WorldGBC is organizing the annual world-recognised global event - a core gathering of the Green Building Council community: a time to celebrate and connect, to learn and reflect, to be refreshed and inspired. During the congress top leaders from the Green Building Councils worldwide will meet to......

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World Green Building Week is part of ARCHITECTURAL FESTIVAL SOFIA 2015

The Chamber of Architects in Bulgaria, Sofia regional association (CAB – Sofia) together with the Union of Architects in Bulgaria are organizing series of events between September 17th and October 5th, 2015 in relation to the Day of Sofia (September 17th) and the World Architecture Day......

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Brightest! Greenest! Homes 2015

Bulgarian Green Building Councilin partnership with Brightest! Greenest! Buildings EUROPE presents our next live online conference event held within the virtual EXPO platform: Brightest! Greenest! Homes 2015 - is a live event dedicated to Europe’s greenest and most successful......

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BUILD UPON project seeking passionate web/graphic designers

The BUILD UPON project is tackling one of Europe's most critical climate challenges: improving our existing buildings to save energy and create a better quality of life for all. We are looking for a passionate web/graphic design team to work with us on designing the project's website......

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Qualify as an international DGNB Consultant to highlight your expertise in sustainability and to meet the future market requirements

IMPORTANT NOTICE!!! The DGNB Consultants training has been cancelled. The DGNB Certification System is one of the leading instruments worldwide for the planning, construction and evaluation of sustainable buildings. The system is continually developing and expanding internationally in order......

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Brightest! Greenest! Buildings - The only international virtual exhibition for green buildings dedicated to the whole of Europe!

BGBC is pleased to invite you to the carbon-neutral, pan-European virtual exhibition Brightest! Greenest! Buildings, dedicated to the greenest and most successful building projects and the people and solutions that supported this achievement. The event is held under the patronage of the European......

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First Build Upon Meeting for our members was held last week

On April 23 BGBC presented for the first time the international project for building renovation BUILD UPON to its members where were discussed opportunities for participation in the real project process. The project is part of the EU programfor research and innovation Horizon 2020. Some of......

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GENERAL ASSEMBLY INVITATION 23.04.2015

BGBC has the pleasure to invite its members to the General Assembley meeting on 23rd of April 2015. The meeting will be held in Sopharma Business Towers, Building A, Floor 3, Hall "East". All members of BGBC are invitetd to participate personel or via authorized representative.......

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Green Building Councils launch €2.35m European retrofit BUILD UPON project

Green Building Councils across Europe are today launching an ambitious €2.35 million project to support governments in designing and implementing the national renovation strategies many have so far struggled to deliver in accordance with EU law. 80 key organisations from across 24......

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European Regional Network Impact Report 2014

Green Building Councils and their members have the power to chnage the way buildings and communities are designed, build and operate. See our European Network Impact Report for 2014....

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11-13.03.2015, 11th Exhibitions & Forum on Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy & Smart Cities, Sofia

11th Exhibitions & Forum on Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy & Smart Cities 11-13 March 2015, Sofia, Bulgaria Organizer is Via Expo, BGBC is partner of the event. The SEE Exhibitions will promote the latest sustainable technologies and encourage their large-scale......

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BULGARIAN BUILDING WEEK 25-28.03.2015

From 25th to 28th of March 2015 at Inter Expo Center – Sofia will be held the International Specialized Exhibition for energy-saving, environmental and practical building BULGARIA BUILDING WEEK. Within the building week BGBC have the pleasure to invite you to visit our special member......

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LEED v4 Green Associate- Exam Preparation - Strategies for passing the GA exam

Bulgarian Green Building Council organizes a full day specialized training for exam preparation for a certificate in American certification system for sustainable buildings LEED version 4. The education training is organized in partnership with Sofia Airport Center – first certified......

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Applications Now Open for WorldGBC CEO Position

The World Green Building Council is searching for a new Chief Executive Officer to lead our global network of 100 green building councils. We are looking for a dynamic and accomplished leader to take our organisation to the next level, increasing the depth and diversity of our services to......

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Health, Wellbeing and Productivity in Offices: The Next Chapter for Green Building

World Green Building Council launches its new report Health, Wellbeing and Productivity in Offices: The Next Chapter for Green Building, which presents overwhelming evidence that office design significantly impacts the health, wellbeing and productivity of staff. The report finds that a range......

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Transparent Building Selection. The DGNB Navigator: online platform for construction products

The DGNB Navigator is online platform for construction products. The platform supports architects, planners, owners and all those involved in one of the most important project phases – planning. An intelligent product search tool with well-defined filters delivers compressed, relevant......

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Business leaders discussed the new EU Policy for sustainable construction within the BGBC and WGBC workshop “EU Framework for Building Assessment”

On 18 of November was held the professional workshop “EU Framework for Building Assessment”, organized by Bulgarian Green Building Council and World Green Building Council. Lecturer and moderator of the event was Mr James Drinkwater, Senior Policy Adviser, World Green Building......

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Buildings crucial for energy security, jobs, climate and growth

At Renovate Europe’s fourth Annual High-Level Conference, held in Brussels on 5th November, the message to the new Commission who took office this week was clear: Deep Renovation of the building stock in the EU must be the number 1 priority of the Juncker Commission. Fresh reports......

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Special member workshop on “EU Framework for Building Assessment”

The Bulgarian Green Building Council and the World Green Building Councilare hosting a special member workshop on 18 November 2014, which willcollect national expert views on the design of important new EU sustainablebuilding policy. The European Commission has recently announced a process to......

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Sustainability Forum Sofia 2014 - global platfrom for sustainable development and construction

More than 150 professionals, representing the government and public institutions, the global business, investors and project managers, product manufacturers, architects, urban planners and designers, energy efficiency experts, facility managers and academics and industry associations will......

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It`s time to celebrate World Green Building Week

Тhe World Green Building Council is a network of national green building councils in more than one hundred countries, making it the world’s largest international organisation influencing the green building marketplace. The WorldGBC’s mission is to strengthen green building......

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Celebrate Green Apple Day within Sustainability Forum Sofia 2014

Green Apple Day of Service is an international initiative to raise awareness for the importance of healthy learning environments for everyone. The event is supported by green building councils and schools all over the world and gives parents, teachers, students, companies and local organizations......

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The first and the largest children`s science center in Bulgaria, certified by a green building system

SOFIA — The recent U.S. government shutdown forced many of the most-visited American sights, from the Statue of Liberty to the Smithsonian museums, to temporarily close their doors. For children and their parents, though, there was a long list of alternatives: There are more than 400......

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BGBC Sustainable Awards Program 2014 – companies, projects and initiatives that make a difference.

Bulgarian Green Building Council /BGBC/ is proud to invite you to participate at its first Sustainable Awards Program that honors outstanding business organizations, policy initiatives and green building projects for their commitment to sustainability. All the participants will demonstrate why......

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There is no more B2B or B2C. It’s H2H: Human to Human. Let’s celebrate World Green Building Week TOGETHER.

Bulgarian Green Building Council has the pleasure to invite you to celebrate together the World Green Building Week at our fourth annual conference Sustainability Forum Sofia 2014 – central platform for sharing expertise, generating policies and business ideas. This year the event will......

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Europe Regional Network announces new Chair

The Europe Regional Network of WorldGBC has officially elected Dr Christine Lemaitre, CEO of DGNB (the German Sustainable Building Council), to be its next Chair for the period 2014-2016. Dr Lemaitre is a structural engineer by background, who has been CEO of DGNB since 2010, and has held......

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Sustainability Forum Sofia 2014 - leading event devoted to sustainable development of the construction sector

BGBC welcomes you at the international leading event devoted to sustainable construction and urban development! More than 150 professionals, representing the government and public institutions, the global business, investors and project managers, product manufacturers, architects, urban......

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35 participant at DGNB Consultant Training

The training was held in Sopharma Business Towers on 25-26 of June. Among the participants were top managers and experts from ETEM, AGC, Аlukonigstahl, Velux-Denmark, Vetrotech-Saint-Gobain, Xella, Rehau, Dedal, “Dobrev and Luytskanov” law Firm, Denkstatt as well as architects,......

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DGNB Consultant Training on 25-27 June

Due to the greatinterest in the topic of sustainable development and certification system for sustainable buildings, there will be a raining for DGNB Consultants on 25-27 June, instead of DGNB Registered Professional, as have been announced before. The DGNB Certification System is one of the......

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Life Cycle Assessment - part of the upcoming DGNB Registered Professional Training

The two-day training DGNB Registered Professional training is a great way to develop their professional knowledge of sustainability in the build environment. The two-day seminar provides solid foundation knowledge in this wide-ranging and complex topic. The knowledge gained will be tested in an......

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BGBC and DGNB present DGNB Registered Professional training

The DGNB Registered Professional training will be organized by Bulgarian Green Building Council and German Sustainable Buidling Council on 26-27 of June in Sopharma Business Towers, Buidling A, floor 3, hall "East". The event is organized with the partnership of Ministry of the......

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“Progress and barriers to sustainable construction” discussion podium with the participation of BGBC

The discussion will be held on 28 of March, under the patronage of the Ministry of Investment Planning and the Ministry of Regional Development and with the participation of BGBC. The event is organized within the celebration of 10 years anniversary Chamber of engineers in the investment......

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General Assembly Invitation 2014

GENERAL ASSEMBLY INVITATION The Executive Board of the Bulgarian Green Building Council, a not for profit, non-governmental organization, based in Sofia, 14 Krum Popov Str., under article 26 from NPLA and article 16 from the Statute, is convening a General meeting of the Council,......

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BGBC in Bulgarian Building Week

From energy-efficient to "nearly zero-energy " buildings. Bulgarian Building Week offers interesting program for visitors and participants. Come and join the specialized BGBC stand within the exhibition. Buildingreen 2014-the National Conference for Energy Efficiency and......

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BGBC will participate at the upcoming conference "Smart Cities" 2014

The first South-East European Smart Cities event will focus exclusively on Intelligent Energy, Intelligent Mobility & Transport, Intelligent Emergencies Management and ICT, Intelligent Waste Management. Today, 80 % of the Europeans live in urban areas. Cities occupy only about 2% of the land......

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BGBC Position regarding the Competition for development of urban and architectural solutions for Green Eco Village Model

Bulgarian Green Building Council expressed its position regarding the Competition fordevelopment of urban and architectural solutions for Green Eco Village Model. The competition is announced by Sofia Municipality and is organized in the partnership with Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and......

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ERN ‘Green RE-Building’ project

Is renovation a hot topic in your country? Is your government’s policy adequately supporting the growth of the energy efficient renovation market? The Policy Task Force’s ‘Green RE-Building’ project is a chance for you to express your views on why governments need......

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Smart Cities in partnership with BGBC

In the context of the dynamic climate changes and the natural sources rising prices, the necessity of upgrade of the global energy system, as well as improving the urban infrastructure, comes to the fore. The countries from South-East Europe are following these trends. They are currently......

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WorldGBC 2012/2013 Annual Report Now Available

Download our 2012/2013 Annual Report to learn about our recent activities and see how we are helping GBCs worldwide to transform the built environment. Working in almost 100 countries around the globe, the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) is the world’s largest organisation......

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Six months until the deadline: let’s seize the opportunity and boost renovation activity!

The Energy Efficiency Directive requires every EU country to establish a long-term strategy for mobilising investment in the energy efficient renovation of their building stock, by 30 April 2014. With just six months remaining to deliver national renovation strategies that could help ensure......

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BGBC Academy Creates New Master Degree on Sustainable Urban Development

The master degree is implemented in partnership with Varna Free University "Chernorizetz Hrabar" and will begin in the early 2014. This is the first master degree program in Bulgaria on "Sustainable Urban Development" and will examine in detail the components of......

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World You Like Challenge: Three European finalists announced

Three finalists out of the 10 European projectsthat received the highest number of votes in the World you like Challenge have now been chosen after a thorough assessment. The overall European winner selected by the Sustainia Award Committee will be announced at the Sustainia Award Ceremony in......

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Let us build a world you like

Let us build a world you like By Connie Hedegaard, EU Commissioner for Climate Action With daily media reports about record CO2 emissions, record ice melts, record droughts, record rainfalls, record food prices, it is no wonder that people get frustrated and concerned about climate change.......

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A New Era in Building Partnerships. A report from the World Green Building Council

In a world of shifting paradigms, sustainability is one of the global ‘mega-trends’ requiring new ways of thinking in order to meet the scale and speed of the challenges ahead. New forms of collaboration between NGOs, the public sector and industry are starting to take shape, to......

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Europe Regional Network Calls for Market Transformation

The Europe Regional Network of WorldGBC has today responded to the European Commission’s consultation on EU sustainable buildings policy, outlining the central building blocks required for market transformation. The current consultation forms part of the European Commission’s......

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BGBC GREEN FUTURE gather together more than 180 participants

The event was held on 20th September at Varna Free University “Chernorizetz Hrabar” and was focused on one of the most actual topics in the construction field: sustainable renovation for existing buildings. The conference was opened with a welcoming speech of arch. Georgi......

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European Policy and Best Practices within the upcoming BGBC Green Future Event

BGBC GREEN FUTURE event will take place on 20th of September 2013 at Varna Free University “Chernorizetz Hrabar”, as part of series of global initiatives intended to bring awareness and spread the mission of sustainable development during the international series of events hosted......

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Mark your calendar for the upcoming BGBC GREEN FUTURE event this September

In 2013 the Bulgarian Green Building Council is hosting the first intenrational BGBC GREEN FUTURE event in Varna, dedicated tosharing expertise, understanding policy and generating ideas intended to promote the sustainable development of the build environment. BGBC GREEN FUTURE event will......

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European Commission consults on sustainable buildings policy

A public consultation exploring what sustainable buildings policy for Europe should look like in the future has been launched by the European Commission. The consultation will focus on resources such as materials (including waste), water and embedded energy and aims to address resource use......

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Short Film Contest „Short REStory“ marks the EU Sustainable Energy Week Initiative in Bulgaria

On the occasion of the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) 2013, Bulgarian Green Building Council, Bulgarian Photovoltaic Association, Bulgarian Wind Energy Association and juwi Solar Bulgaria organise a short film contest “Short REStory” (Short Renewable Energy Story), which will......

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6th Scientific Conference "Architecture, Civil Engineering – Modernity" with the participation of BGBC

6th Scientific Conference "Architecture, Civil Engineering – Modernity" with the participation of BGBC The Faculty of Architecture at Varna Free University "Chernorizets Hrabar" is organizing the 6th Scientific Conference "Architecture, Civil Engineering –......

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Energy Efficiency and Building Comfort Task Force to hold its first meeting

Bulgarian Green Building Council’s Energy Efficiency and Building Comfort Task Force will hold its first meeting on 31of May within the international conference Smart Buildings. The meeting will be held on 31st May at Inter Expo Center, 147, Tsarigradsko shose blvd, Sofia, Ruen Hall;......

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The Countdown Has Begun!

“It’s about future proofing our economy, but more than that, it’s about future proofing our society…” As of today the clock is ticking on what might just be the greatest challenge the European built environment community has ever undertaken. There is now exactly......

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BGBC proposals and statements according the new Operational Programme Regional Development 2014-2020

BGBC is a member of the working group that is developing Operational Programme Regional Development 2014-2020. The programme has set the priority topics urban development, national educational infrastructure, national health and regional social infrastructure, regional tourism, regional road......

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Energy Efficiency in action - the main topic of the Bulgarian Building Week

BuildinGreen - the traditional conference will be held druring the Builagrian Building Week. BGBC is one of the main partenrs during the event. In the halls of BULGARIA BUILDING WEEK you will find everything for your successful business. Hundreds of companies will have the opportunity......

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World Green Building Council Showcases Cost-Effective Green Building Benefits Throughout the World

New Report Released Today Highlights Financial Value of Green Buildings to Business Communities The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) is producing an international report on the business case for green building, bringing together a range of industry views and the most robust research......

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Invitation for General Meeting

The Executive Board of the Bulgarian Green Building Council, a not for profit, non-governmental organization, based in Sofia, 14 Krum Popov Str., under article 26 from NPLA and article 16 from the Statute, is convening a General meeting of the Council, which will be held on 25th of April, at......

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BGBC presents a training on Energy Efficiency and Building Comfort

Bulgarian Green Building Council organizes seminars and professional trainings aiming to raise awareness of issues related to sustainable development and construction, urban planning and energy efficiency. The main purpose of the professional education seminar “Energy Efficiency......

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Bulgarian Green Building Council is official partner of WGBC high-level event “Planning for the long-term: creating national renovation strategies”

The World Green Building Council (Europe Regional Network) is organizing a high-level event: “Planning for the long-term: creating national renovation strategies” aiming to share policy makers and building experts’s views on how to create an ‘investment grade’......

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Bau 2013- Sustainable construction: a transparent guide to the appropriate product

World's Leading Trade Fair for Architecture, Materials, System will be held between 14-19 January 2013, Munich. Whoever wants to plan or build in a sustainable way, needs the appropriate products. With its special show "Sustainable construction: a transparent guide to the appropriate......

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The city of the future- Sustainable urban development as an important success factor

Living and working together in 2050: Sustainable urban development as an important success factor. New urban districts This scheme also complies with the basic DGNB philosophy and takes the following fields into account: Environmental Quality, Economic Quality, Sociocultural and......

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Smart Buildings in partnership with Bulgarian Green Building Council

The international exhibition SMART BUILDINGS will be held for the first time in parallel with the 9th Congress and Exhibition on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EE & RE) for South-East Europe and will be organized in partnership of Bulgarian Green Building Council. Тhe concept of......

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The DGNB Certification System.

There are a number of certification systems for sustainable building. The DGNB System is unique. It provides an objective description and assessment of the sustainability of buildings and urban districts. Quality is assessed comprehensively over the entire life cycle of the building. The DGNB......

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Mutual agreement between Bulgarian Green Building Council and Electric vehicles industrial cluster

BGBC and EMIC are active organizations and will collaborate in the field of sustainable development and green mobility. Bulgarian Green Building Council is one of the most significant non-profit organizations active in Bulgaria in the sphere of sustainable development ,green construction and......

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Be the leader on the market and become part of the Bulgarian Green Building Council’s Clusters

The Council has established specific clusters associated with the business profile and expertise of all our current and future members which provides an opportunity for all stakeholders to participate actively in the activities of the organization. What are the BGBC Clusters? BGBC......

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DGNB at symposium in Italy

The DGNB leads the market in evaluating new urban districts. The DGNB presentation of the DGNB system for urban districts met with great interest at a conference on the topic hosted by the Department of Architecture and Planning in Milan. The workshops held in different countriesaims at......

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Introduction to DGNB in Hungary and Spain

Hosted by DGNB Hungary Ltd. and AIEC, DGNB experts presented the DGNB system and shared their knowledge of its approach to sustainability and life cycle analysis at workshops in Budapest on 29 November and in Barcelona on 3 December 2012. Catalonia’s Minister for Sustainability launched......

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DGNB Workshop and Policy Roundtable on the topic of Certifying Sustainable Buildings and Urban Districts was organized in Vietnam

DGNB workshop on the topic of Resource and Energy Efficient Building Design and roundtable Sustainable Buildings and Urban Districts were held in Hanoi from 21 to 23 of November this year. DGNB system were presented to more than 65 participants....

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DGNB official partner in China. Strong brand in international market

The Sino-German Eco Park beacon project in Qingdao by “gmp Architekten von Gerkan Marg und Partner“ will be planned according to DGNB criteria The new Ecopark is being built on a 12 km² site in the port city of Qingdao in eastern China. It is seen as an important pilot......

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Тhe training “Life Cycle Assessment” gather together architects, building material manufacturers and environmental experts

The professional education seminar was organized by BGBC Academy in partnership with Denkstatt and was held on 29 of November at Vivacom ArtHall. The training providedan introduction to the methodology of Life Cycle Assessment (of products and services defined by the international......

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Energy Efficiency Directive moves to next phase

The Energy Efficiency Directive has been published in the Official Journal after being formally endorsed by the Parliament and Council. Member States will now have 18 months to implement most of its provisions, though some deadlines in the Directive fall before this. The Commission is......

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BGBC presents a training on “Life Cycle Assessment – theory and application possibilities in Bulgaria”

The main purpose of the training “Life Cycle Assessment – theory and application possibilities in Bulgaria” is to familiarize architects, engineers, building materials manufacturers,environmental and resource management experts, investors, students and all experts in this field......

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Via Expo in partnership with BGBC organize South-East European Exhibition & Congress on Smart Buildings, Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy

The event will be organized on 29-31 May 2013, Sofia, Bulgaria. The accent of this year event is ‘Smart Buildings’. The concept gained popularity in South-East Europe, which market has growing potential. This initiative is specialized b2b event in Bulgaria with a focus on the......

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Bulgaria is celebrating the Fourteenth World Day of Geographic Information Systems on 14th of November

Each year in November the world celebrates the Day of Geographic Information Systems. This year’s GIS Day in Bulgaria will be celebrated on 14th of November with multiple events at the leading universities in the country and with an Official Cocktail, dedicated to the Geographic......

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The Presentations from Sustainability Forum Sofia 2012 are now available on the website

You can see the presentation of Ms. Mercy Griera i-Fisa from European Commission, Smart Cities and Sustainability Department and to understand the importance of information and telecommunication technologies, their key role in achieving energy efficiency, integrated and holistic approach, not......

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Bulgarian Green Building Council would like to thank our sponsors, partners and speakers for their generous support during the Sustainable Forum Sofia 2012

Thank you for your successful partnership during our initiative, part of the World Green Building Week. Being part of this international event you clearly declare your leadership position in the green building industry and help transform the global market. Together with you we created the......

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Be the first to know about the The DGNB Certification System for urban neighbourhoods. Come to Sustainability Forum Sofia 2012 and learn more about sustainable urban planning

This year for the first time in Bulgaria the internationally recognized expert arch Stephan Anders will represent the DGNB Certification System for urban neighbourhoods as a planning and communication tool for urban planning. For the first tie he will show us the European Neighborhood Project......

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For the second year European Commission supports Sustainability Forum Sofia - the Bulgarian Green Building Council annual conference

Ms Merce Griera I Fisa from Smart Cities and Sustainability Unit will outline the European Commission position on the topics of sustainability, smart cities and communities during the official opening of the event. The conference is part of the internationally recognized World Green Building......

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More than 90 countries all over the world participate at the Wolrd Green Building Week

The world green building week is held annually in mid-september and is initiated by the World Green Building Council – the most important non-government organization in the field of sustainable development and construction in the world, comprising more than 20 000 organization in more than......

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More than 70 people attended the seminar entitled “Adaptive facades – principles of their construction” organized in collaboration with Alukönigstahl

On June 29, 2012 took place the seminal organized by Bulgarian Green Building Council in collaboration with Alukönigstahl. It was attended by more than 70 people – architects, engineers, investors and specialists from the building industry. Renowned experts from the company......

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Bulgarian Green Buidling Council participated at Consense 2012

From 18 - 20 June 2012, the world's most influential green building leaders were in one place - the World Green Building Council's Congress in Stuttgart, Germany. The German Green Building Council (DGNB) for the fifth year organized one of the most significant events for the......

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BGBC and The Sustainable Energy Development Agency (SEDA) participate in the seminar “Management of energy efficiency and renewable energy”

Bulgarian Green Building Council is a partner with the Sustainable Energy Development Agency in the seminar "Management of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy" which was held on March 22 at the building of the Regional Administration of Blagoevgrad The seminar aims to promote......

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BGBC organizes a training ¨Day-lighting in architecture and energy saving¨

The main purpose of the training is to familiarize architects, engineers, students and all experts in this field with the latest conceptions for the achievement of an efficient day-lighting in the design of buildings. If you work in the field of sustainable construction, this is the course you......

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BGBC hosted its seasonal member meeting - Spring Member Social

Bulgarian Green Building Council organized specially for its members Spring Member Social – part of BGBC Seasonal Member Meetings. The event gathered leading companies in the field of green industry and sustainability that exchanged ideas for mutual activities and initiatives with the......

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BGBC is a partner in the South-East European Forum on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and South-East European Forum on Waste Management and Recycling

Bulgarian Green Building Council is a partner in The South-East European Forum, which will be held at 28–30 March 2012, Sofia, Bulgaria The event will outline good business opportunities in this part of Europe and promote best environmental practices. The event includes in its format a......

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Промени в Управителния съвет на Българския съвет за устойчиво развитие BGBC

Иван Зайков, управител на AGC Flat Glass България, и арх. Весела Вълчева-Макгий, TripleGreen Building Group са сред новите членове на Управителния съвет на Българския съвет за устойчиво развитие след Общо събрание на 16 февруари. Президент...

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BGBC, съвместно с посолството на САЩ, представя подготвителен курс за изпит LEED Green Associate

Обучението се предлага официално в България и представлява курс лицензиран от USGBC, създателите на системата LEED, и предоставен ексклузивно на Българския Съвет за Устойчиво Развитие. По време на курса, специално за участниците,...

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Become LEED Green Associate

Bulgarian Green Building Council organizes a half-day specialized training for exam preparation for a certificate Leed Green Associate in American certification system for sustainable buildings LEED. The training will be held in early February. Detailed information for the date, fee and place......

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Ambassador Warlick, in partnership with BGBC, Unveils Energy-saving Makeover of Residence of U.S. Ambassador to Bulgaria

On December 13, 2011, U.S. Ambassador James Warlick invited businessmen, government officials, and representatives from non-governmental organizations to take a first-hand look at the results of an energy efficiency makeover of his home. In the company of U.S. Ambassador to Finland, Bruce Oreck,......

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Become DGNB International Consultant. Register for training DGNB certification system for sustainable buildings

The future-oriented sustainable building market offers promising new perspectives for architects, planners, and other professionals in the building and real estate sectors. The number of owners and investors who want to include environmental, economic, socio-cultural and functional aspects in......

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Тринадесетия световен ден на Географските Информационни Системи на 16-ти и 17-ти ноември в партньорството на BGBC

Всяка година през месец ноември светът отбелязва Световния Ден на Географските Информационни Системи. Тази година ГИС Денят в България ще бъде честван на 16-ти и 17-ти ноември с множество мероприятия във водещите университети...

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Bulgarian Green Building Council organizes the third educational LEED seminar licensed by the U.S. Green Building Council

This workshop introduces the credit intents, key elements, main requirements, and reference standards of the Green Building Design and Construction (BD+C), or major commercial LEED rating systems. Workshop participants will gain a solid understanding of the core concepts and strategies and get......

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BGBC Academy in cooperation with the National Centre for Radiobiology and Radiation Protection and the International Atomic Energy Agency organizes a two-day seminar

BGBC Academy, in partnership with the National Centre for Radiobiology and Radiation Protection, and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) presents a two-day seminar “Reducing the risks from indoor radon – the role of building professionals”. The seminar will be held on......

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BGBC and DGNB set the start of education program for the building rating system DGNB in Bulgaria

The seminar attracted over 50 attendants During the second day of the conference Sustainability Forum Sofia – More Than Green the BGBC in collaboration with the German GBC (DGNB), organized an education seminar Introduction to the certification system for sustainable buildings DGNB.......

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Sustainability Forum Sofia - More than Green gathered more than 170 participants

The international conference Sustainability Forum Sofia – More Than Green gathered more than 170 participants in Sofia, to discuss important topics of sustainable development in Bulgaria. The event is part of a global initiative celebrating World Green Building Week under the auspices of......

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Cooperation Agreement with the Energy Efficiency Agency

A partnership initiative of EEA and BGBC will simulate measures in energy efficiency and sustainable development The Executive Director of the Energy Efficiency Agency (EEA) eng. Kolyo Kolev, and the President of the Bulgarian Green Building Council (BGBC) Arch. Georgi Kolarov signed an......

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BGBC и DGNB поставят началото на обучение по системата DGNB в България

През втория ден на събитието Sustainability Forum Sofia – More than Green Българският съвет за устойчиво развитие (BGBC) съвместно с Немския съвет за устойчиво строителство (DGNB) организира Семинар – Въведение в DGNB. Семинарът ще се проведе...

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Sustainability Forum Sofia - More than Green - Bulgarian Green Building Council First Annual Conference

The conference will gather key stakeholders and internationally recognized experts in the field of sustainable development, and will focus on important issues of local and global impact. Topics of discussion will include: Bulgaria’s Future in the context of EU’s Sustainable......

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Consense 2011- Opportunities for the building and property industry: International Trade Fair and Congress for Sustainable Building, Investment, Operations and Maintenance in Stuttgart

Sustainability is now one of the main topics in the international building and property industry, and has become a large growth market. Politicians, economists, investors and users all agree that the future lies in sustainable building. according to estimates by the eU, the market has the......

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Български съвет за устойчиво развитие: един от 16-те представители в Световната Среща за Устойчиво Строителство

БСУР е един от 16-те Съвета за Устойчиво Строителство, които се събраха, за да обсъдят стратегиите, проектите и политиките за устойчиво развитие на среща, организирана от Световния съвет за устойчиво строителство през май...

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Български съвет за устойчиво развитие – част от Европейската регионална мрежа за устойчиво строителство

Европейската регионална мрежа за устойчиво строителство включва всички Европейски Съвети за Устойчиво Строителство в Европа, които работят усилено в общата кауза да насочат вниманието на пазара към практиките и принципите...

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Български Съвет за Устойчиво Развитие организира ежегодна годишна конференция “Sustainability Forum Sofia - More than Green"

Български съвет за устойчиво развитие вярва, че концепцията за Устойчиво развитие е новата философия в развитието на обществото, основана на интеграция на социалните, екологически и икономически аспекти при приемане на...

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Български съвет за устойчиво развитие в сътрудничество с Немския Институт по строителство и околна среда въвежда Екологични Продуктови Декларации в България

There are no translations available. Българският Съвет за Устойчиво Развитие, воден от политиките за опазване на околната среда в Европейската Общност и добрите европейски практики за създаване на интегрирани модели за устойчиво развитие,...

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Calendar events, conferences and workshops of Bulgarian Green Building Council 2011

May May 11 - BalREc 2011 - Investments and real estate market conference BalREc investments and real estate market conference gathers experts from the most active companies in the field of the investment projects in Bulgaria: investors, banks, consultants, construction companies,......

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Конференция Smart City – Модел на устойчиво местно развитие

Конференцията Smart City – „Модел на устойчиво местно развитие”, която се проведа на 27 април в хотел „Кемпински Зографски” насочи вниманието на публиката към проблеми свързани с устойчивото градско развитие и...

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The Bulgaria Green Building Council participates in EU Sustainable Energy Week

The EU Sustainable Energy Week showcases the latest innovations in energy efficiency and renewable energy technology, policy and practice. Between 11 and 15 April 2011 hundreds of events organised in all parts of Europe will show, promote, discuss and celebrate energy efficiency and renewable......

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Consense 2011 - International Trade Fair and Congress for Sustainable Building, Investment, Operations and Maintenance in Stuttgart

Sustainability is now one of the main topics in the international building and property industry, and has become a large growth market. Politicians, economists, investors and users all agree that the future lies in sustainable building. according to estimates by the eU, the market has the......

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Be a Part of the Leading Business Events in Green Energy & Waste Management

The Congress and Exhibition on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and the Conference and Exhibition on Waste Management & Recycling ‘Save the Planet’ are one of the most significant b2b events for the Region of South-East Europe. They will be held in the period of 13-15......

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BGBC is a strategic partner of “Smart City- Sustainable Regional Development Model” Conference

On April 27th the conference “Smart City- Sustainable Regional Development Model” will take place in Kempinski Hotel Zografski in Sofia. Smart City Conference is the first conference in Bulgaria dedicated to sustainable urban environment. Organized by Sofia Municipality and 3E......

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Bulgarian Green Building Council organizes educational seminars

The Bulgarian Green Building Council presents the first of a series of educational seminars regarding sustainable construction and development of DGNB and LEED rating systems. The purpose of the seminar is to introduce participants to the basic principles of the two building certification......

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BGBC partner of Buildingreen – Sustainable Building and Energy Efficiency Conference

This year Buildingreen conference is organized by The City Media Group and Bulgarian Green Building Council and will be held on March 8th 2011 at Inter Expo Center during Bulgarian Build Week. The purpose of the event is to present new business opportunities to all professionals involved......

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General Meeting Invitation of Bulgarian Green Building Council

Dear Madams and Sirs, The Executive Board of the Bulgarian Green Building Council, a not for profit, non-governmental organization, based in Sofia, 14 Krum Popov Str., under article 26 from NPLA and article 16 from the Statute, is convening a General meeting of the Council, which will be......

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The Bulgarian Green Building Council celebrates its official membership in the World Green Building Council (WGBC)

The Bulgarian Green Building Council commemorated its official acceptance as member of the World Green Building Council by organizing a reception at Serdika Center on September 28th, 2010 in celebration of World Green Building Week. With this event BGBC was able to raise public awareness and......

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BalREc May 19th, 2010

The Bulgarian GBC served as strategic partner in the annual conference for investment and real estate development BalREC, which was held on May 19th, 2010 in Kempinski Hotel Sofia. The event was launched by Minister of Regional Development and Public Works, Rosen Plevneliev. During the forum......

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DGNB International Congress for Sustainable Construction and First European Network Council meeting, Stuttgart, Germany

The German Green Building Council held its annual congress dedicated to sustainable construction (Consense) in Stuttgart, Germany. Organized as a two day congress and expo fair, Consense is an established construction industry event in Europe. The latest construction materials and technologies......

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BalREC Bourgas 2010 Forum – Sustainable and integrated urban development, infrastructure and investment projects and energy efficiency

Bourgas is the first municipality to organize a forum with the intent of stimulating economic growth and the improvement of quality of life on a regional level. The reason for this is the city leads in the absorption of European funds under Operational Programmes in Bulgaria and serves as an......

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BulgariaGBC celebrates Earth Day

On April 22, Earth Day, the Bulgarian Green Building Council organized a meeting - discussion with young representatives from the Bulgarian European Clubs (NABEC) on the topic of Youth and Sustainable Development. The meeting was held at the information center of the European Commission where the......

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Sustainable Development in Europe and the Bulgarian Green Building Council`s Role

arch. Georgi Kolarov - president of BGBC, Tzvetelina Borislavova - vicepresident of BGBC, prof. Kaloyanov - board member BGBC Rosen Plevneliev, minister of regional development and public works; arch. Georgi Kolarov; Traicho Traikov, minister of economy, energy and tourism; Tzvetelina......

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BulgariaGBC takes part in the Sustainable Energy Europe Campaign

BulgariaGBC takes part in the Sustainable Energy Europe Campaign, an initiative of the European Comission, managed by the Executive Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation. President of BulgariaGBC arch. Georgi Kolarov, vice-president Tsvetelina Borislavova and Dr. Kiril Velitchov- CEO of......

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BulgariaGBC - Official partner of BuildinGreen

BulgariaGBC was an official partner of BuildinGreen- a national annual conference dedicated to sustainable development and energy efficiency. It was held at the Inter Expo Center Sofia on March 11, 2010. For more information http://www.buildingreen.bg...

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Bulgarian GBC initiates an anti corruption clause

Aiming at full transparency of its practiсes, BulgariaGBC initiates an anti-corruption clause for all of its members and partners....

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Bulgarian GBC starts a pilot Certification stage

October 2009. BulgariaGBC starts together with the German Sustainable Building Council a pilot certification stage for significant Projects after the the new system criteria (Certificates - Gold, Silver or Bronze). Participants in the pilot stage could be projects for new administrative or......

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A Working Group between experts from Bulgarian Green Building Council and Sustainable Energy Development Agency was formed

With an order from the executive director of the Sustainable Energy Development Agency (SEDA) eng. Kolio Kolev was formed a working group from experts from SEDA and BGBC. The partnership initiative of EEA and BGBC will simulate measures in energy efficiency and sustainable development on the......

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Bulgarian Green Building Council organized seminar “Daylighting in architecture and energy saving”

The seminar was held on the 21st April at the conference center of Sopharma Business Towers, which received two statuettes from competition “Building of the Year 2011” in the categories “Public buildings with business functions” and “Green buildings”.The......

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An Association for green roofs construction was inaugurated in Bulgaria

The Bulgarian Association for green roofs construction, found in Sofia, officially started working, claiming to promote standards for quality and safety in process of green roof construction according to global standards. The President of the Bulgarian Green Building Council, arch. Georgi......

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Sustainability Forum Sofia 2012: Global Green Growth – Beyond Buildings

The Bulgarian Green Building Council (BGBC) has the pleasure to invite you to join our annual conference Sustainability Forum Sofia – Beyond Buildings and the group of companies involved in the sphere of green economy and sustainable development in Bulgaria. At the Annual Conference of......

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Brightest! Greenest! Buildings - the only international virtual exhibition for green buildings dedicated to the whole of Europe

BGBC is pleased to invite you to a carbon-neutral, pan-European virtual exhibition Brightest! Greenest! Buildings, dedicated to the greenest and most successful building projects and the people and solutions that supported this achievement. The event is held under the patronage of the European......

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