The Bulgarian Green Building Council (BGBC) serves as a central knowledge sharing platform for the construction and development market in Bulgaria. The organization offers comprehensive expertise in sustainable construction and the urban planning sector.
BGBC Academy was founded in 2011 as a legal entity, part of the Bulgarian Green Building Council, and is responsible for the adaptation and implementation of the internationally recognized certification systems for buildings and urban districts, issuing certification for building projects and urban districts in Bulgaria, and offering professional accreditation trainings for green building consultants and auditors.
BGBC Academy develops and conducts trainings focusing on most current green building topics such sustainable construction practices, urban planning and design, energy efficiency, green building materials and innovative environmental technologies. In addition BGBC Academy is the sole authorized education provider in Bulgaria for the two major internationally recognized green building certification systems used throughout Europe – DGNB and LEED.
BGBC Academy provides industry professionals with the knowledge and qualifications they need for the growing market in sustainable construction.
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