Symposium on valuing multiple benefits of energy efficiency

Start/Stop Date:
28 Oct 2019
EU-funded project "Multiple Benefits of Energy Efficiency", German-funded project "Multiple benefits as drivers for building renovation"
Fraunhofer forum – Anna-Louisa-Karsch-Straße 2, 10178 Berlin, Germany
Focus Areas:
Valuing and communicating multiple benefits; Influencing investment decisions; Building renovation; Industry
Type of Event:

The partners of the EU-funded "Valuing the Multiple Benefits of Energy Efficiency" project ( and the German project "Multiple benefits as drivers for building renovation" invite you to a joint symposium on valuing the multiple benefits of energy efficiency. It will be held on October 28, from 10:00 to 17:00 in Berlin, ending with refreshments.

The symposium will highlight and discuss lessons, methods and tools to quantify the multiple benefits of energy efficiency, and how they can be integrated into investment decision-making. It is an opportunity to improve synergies and exchange ideas with different stakeholders across sectors, markets and countries.

Please register for the event not later than 14 October at this link. The agenda for the day is as follows: 

10.00  Welcome coffee - registration

10.15  Introduction to the event and projects – Clemens Rohde, Anne Höh and Senta Schmatzberger

10.40  Results from the first Trialogue on multiple benefits of building renovation in Germany - Senta Schmatzberger

11.00  Multiple benefits project: valuing multiple benefits to show strategic impacts – Clemens Rohde

11.20  Quantification of multiple benefits and their inclusion in economic models – Robert Lung, US DOE 

11.40  Coffee break

11.55  The investors perspective: how can multiple benefits play a greater role in decision-making? – Tatiana Bosteels, Hermes (tbc)

12.15  Panel and Q&A - Valuing multiple benefits of deep, energy efficiency projects and including non-energy benefits in decision-making processes or negotiations with clients (Robert Lung, US DOE, Tatiana Bosteels, Hermes (tbc), Sibyl Steuwer, BPIE, Reinhard Ungerböck, Grazer Energie Agentur)

Moderation: Adrian Joyce, EuroACE (tbc)

13.00  Lunch

14.00  Parallel expert workshops - Steps towards valuing energy efficiency

  • The benefits of energy efficiency in industry - Multiple Benefits serious game (teams of 3-4 people)
  • The benefits of renovating our buildings (technical workshop in German, attendance is limited) - Discussing ways to quantify multiple benefits of renovation

17.00  End of meeting, including refreshments