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Retrofitting the private housing stock: Is the Juncker Plan a solution?


17 Mar 2016 14:30 to 17:30


European Economic & Social Committee

Event Type

M - Seminar, presentation


Sustainable Dev.

Event Location


Event Description


EBC and UIPI are pleased to invite you to the seminar “Retrofitting the private housing stock: Is the Juncker Plan a solution?”.

Construction SMEs and private property owners are fundamental elements of the vastly untapped potential to boost investment at the micro-economic level and at the same time to fulfil the EU requirements in terms of energy efficiency. The purpose of the event will be to grasp if and how the plan could be used to boost private investment in “small scale energy efficiency renovation”.

This seminar is part of a series of two roundtables about “Financing energy efficiency in private housing”.


Interpretation in EN – FR – IT                                                                                                  #EUInvest

14.00  Registration

14.30  Introduction

Welcome by Jacek KRAWCZYK, President of the Employers Group at the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)

Introduction to the EFSI Mechanism – Eberhard BÖMCKE, European Investment Bank, Senior Advisor -Deputy Head of Division – Operations, Mandate Management

15.00  Round Table Discussion

Setting the scene

Needs of the construction sector: a perspective from property owners and construction SMEs – Stratos PARADIAS, President of UIPI & Patrick LIEBUS, President of EBC and EESC member

Picardie Pass Rénovation: a project using third-party financing from the Juncker Plan to renovate private housing – Vincent PIBOULEU, Director of the Regional Public Service for Energy Efficiency, Picardie Region (France)

Discussion and Q&A

Maria SPYRAKI, Member of the European Parliament

France BAUVIN, Board member and European Delegate of UNPI- French association of property owners

Luca BERTALOT, Secretary General of European Mortgage Federation

Eberhard BÖMCKE, European Investment Bank

Vincent PIBOULEU, Director of the Regional Public Service for Energy Efficiency, Picardie

José FAUCHEUX, President of CAPEB Picardie - French association of small construction companies


17.00  Conclusions

Jyrki KATAINEN, Vice President of the European Commission for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness




EBC – European Builders Confederation – Website: Email:  - Twitter: @EBC-SMEs

UIPI – International Union of Property Owners – Website: Email: -Twitter: @UIPI_Office


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