Annex 72 News

Graz Declaration 2019

As an outcome of the Sustainable Built Environment (SBE) D-A-CH conference in Graz in September 2019 the Graz Declaration for Climate Protection in the Built Environment was formulated. The Graz Declaration calls for legally binding requirements until 2025 to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to stay within a 1.5°C increase. At the expert meeting in Ljubljana the present experts unanimously agreed to sign the Graz Declaration as Annex 72 group, showing their strong support for the claims of the Graz Declaration. We cordially invite you to sign the Graz Declaration.


Questionnaire on the level of application of methods for assessing the environmental performance of buildings across the world  

To understand the current needs of designers and engineers regarding methods, data and tools for an assessment of the environmental quality of buildings a questionnaire was launched.

Links to country-specific questionnaires:

The answers will be analyzed and shall serve as guidance for future research activities, knowledge sharing between design professionals in different countries, as well as contributing to future standards and regulations concerning environmental performance.