The RenoValue project has developed a training tool kit for property valuation professionals on how to factor sustainability into the valuation process.

RenoValue is a 2-year project funded by the Intelligent Energy Europe Programme of the European Union. The project has developed a training toolkit for property valuation professionals on how to factor energy efficiency and renewable energy issues into valuation practices, understand the impact of building performance and property values and advise their clients accordingly.

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Empirical studies consistently show that within several markets around the globe property pricing differs between buildings with “green features” and buildings without them.

Evidence shows that these features are translating into higher value in the form of:

  • increased rental rates
  • higher sale prices
  • increased occupancy rates
  • lower operating expenses
  • faster marketing-times
  • higher net operating income
  • lower capitalization rates
  • in case of commercial building, increased workers’ productivity

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Cofunded by the Intelligent Energy Europe Programme of the European Union

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The Project consisted of two closely interrelated phases to reach one goal: to provide practising valuation professionals with the necessary knowledge and skills to appropriately factor sustainability into their work and advise their clients accordingly.


  •  Assessment of stakeholders’ expectations and needs regarding the quality and content of valuation reports. This assessment was done through national roundtables in 7 countries (United Kingdom, Germany, Poland, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands and Sweden)
  • Assessment of availability, quality and reliability of information sources for valuation professionals in each of the 7 target countries (EPCs, transaction data and information on building qualities and performance)
  • Creation of a European Valuation Steering Group (EU VSG)


  • Development of the training material based on the findings of phase 1
  • Piloting of the training material among practising valuation professionals and, in the long term, permanent inclusion into the RICS’ Online Academy.


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RenoValue has carried out a desk research and quality assessment of commonly used sources of information typically available…


 The Renovalue project developed training material to provide practising valuation professionals with the tools to include sustainability in their daily practice. Such training material… 


A needs assessment has been carried out through national roundtables (gathering valuation professionals, valuation…


The training material has been piloted during the project’s duration among 350 practising valuation professionals via 10 half-day…


The RenoValue European Valuation Steering Group (EUVSG) is composed of 6 members with relevant expertise…

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In order to disseminate the RenoValue training material among interested valuation professionals all over Europe…



During the proposal development, RenoValue secured letters of support from 37 organizations from across Europe (see map below) including the UK (10), Italy (4), Germany (7), Belgium (5), Hungary (3), Czech Republic (1), Greece (1), Poland (3), government and international organisations (3). These supporting entities expressed their interest in the outcome of the project. Supporters are as follows:

Valuation professional organisations and national standard setting bodies
Real Estate services and valuation providers
Real Estate and built environment information multipliers
Financial institutions and investors
Real Estate Insurers
Built environment professionals
Green Building Councils
Academia, and networks and initiatives
EE and RES manufacturers and installers


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Luigi Petito, Project Coordinator
Managing director of Business Solutions Europa


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