Energy Efficiency Directive: Buildings renovation (as it relates to Article 4)

Installation of renewable energy systems in the public and residential buildings, Poland

Swiss-Polish Cooperation Programme is a non-refundable foreign aid granted by Switzerland to Poland as one of the new EU member states, in order to reduce economic and social disparities existing between Poland and more developed EU countries, and to reduce the differences on the Polish territory–between urban centers and structurally underdeveloped regions.

REACH – Reduce Energy Use and Change Habits, Croatia

REACH project aims to empower energy poor households to take actions to save energy and change their habits in order to improve their living conditions and to establish energy poverty as an issue that demands tailor-made policies and measures at local, national and EU level. The aim of REACH is to contribute to energy poverty abatement at practical and structural level.

Energy retrofitting of Public Buildings, Attiki, Greece

The implementation of the “Exoikonomo” program is in the main part of the national energy strategy in the

Removal of the low-stack emission in Miechow – the KAWKA project, Poland

In an attempt to implement energy efficient solutions the Miechow municipality applied for funding to the National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management.

Thermal Modernisation and Refurbishment Fund, Poland

Thermal Modernisation is usually highly profitable, however, it initially requires incurring significant costs, which is why many building owners may not implement thermo-modernisation actions without financial assistance.

Sustainco Tool Kit

The Sustainco project aims to increase the visibility and understanding of the Near Zero Energy Building (NZEB) philosophy, with special emphasis on rural areas. This will be done by providing easy access to practical information on how to build or retrofit buildings to reach NZEB standards. SustainCo also aims to increase the visibility of front-runners, for both new-build and retrofits, with the aim of capacity- and confidence-building in the public sector. To find out more, check out our Toolkits and case studies, which you will find in the menu to the right.

ENERFUND

 ENERFUND is a tool that will rate and score deep renovation opportunities. Similar to the credit score used by banks to rate clients. The tool will be based on a set of parameters such as EPC data, number of certified installers, governmental schemes running, etc. By providing a rating for deep renovation opportunities ,  whether for private establishments or for public buildings :

Upper Austria Homes – Energy Advice Service to households, Austria

The Upper Austrian Energy Agency provides energy advice services on energy efficiency and renewables to households.

Reduce the use of energy carriers (especially in the area of heat) and promote an integrated approach to energy efficiency, Poland

On June 28, 2016, the City of Słupsk as the Project Leader signed a grant agreement with the Marshal of the

Accelerating the renovation of the Bulgarian building stock, Bulgaria

The long-term roadmap for development of the Bulgarian renovation programme for residential buildings. Following the implementation of the programme’s first phase, the analysis argues for a shift in focus towards achieving higher energy classes, reduction of public subsidy in a measured and manageable manner. Several scenarios to 2030 were modelled and reducing subsidies to around 75% is possible. The funding could reach more citizens, improving their homes and quality of life.