ESCO - Energy Service Companies

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Door gebruik te maken Energy Service Companies (ESCo's) wordt de aanleg en het onderhoud en beheer van de (klimaat-) installaties van gebouwen door deze partij overgenomen. In de regel financiert de ESCo de investering en garandeerde de energiebesparing, In een prestatieovereenkomst worden afspraken over energiebesparing vastgelegd. Bij een gebouw grote installaties bevat, zoals bij een zwembad is het inschakelen van een ESCo een interessante mogelijkheid.
Post date: 27 Jun 2012
Type: News

France - Energy efficiency
Post date: 22 Feb 2012
Type: Case

The agenda of the 2 days and the presentations are available on the DG Regional Policy website here. This presentation comes from: Session 2 – Financial instruments for energy efficiency investments (Chair: Antonio Goncalves, Acting Head of Unit, DG REGIO)Workshop and Conference on Energy Efficiency
Post date: 22 Feb 2012
Type: Publication

Bulgaria - Energy EfficiencyInitial situation:  Dobrich, with 90,000 inhabitants, is a town in NortheasternBulgaria.Improvements: Seven municipal buildings, five schools and two kindergartens  have been refurbished.Renovation of schools and kindergartens not only ensures effective educational infrastructure and equal access to quality education, but also contributes to the achievement of the local Covenant of Mayors objective - a 25% CO2 cut by 2020.
Post date: 20 Feb 2012
Type: Case

Against this background the ChangeBest project tries to understand how and to which extent the EES market could be further developed, what are appropriate business strategies and promising services not only for “advanced” companies but also for “beginners”, what is a policy framework suitable to stimulate market development and to overcome existing barriers, and what role energy companies developing towards sustainable ESCOs could play. The main objectives of ChangeBest are:
Post date: 27 Jan 2012
Type: Link

Social Housing operators and ESCOs from Bulgaria, France, Italy and the united Kingdom participate in the project.Four pilot sites have been identified. FRESH will work out the technical and monitoring measures, along with the many contractual, legal and financial issues of EPC. The results will be monitored on the long run and dissemination activities will raise awareness about the opportunities but also pitfalls lying in EPC for comprehensive refurbishment programmes. 
Post date: 10 Jan 2012
Type: Link

The report has been prepared by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Research Into Action, Inc. for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.
Post date: 21 Dec 2011
Type: Publication

Post date: 13 Dec 2011
Type: Publication

This comprehensive new Energy Efficiency Plan is a response of the Commission to the call of the European Council of 4 February 2011 to take 'determined action to tap the considerable potential for higher energy savings of buildings, transport and products and processes'. It is available in all official EU languages here. 
Post date: 9 Dec 2011
Type: Publication

Post date: 9 Dec 2011
Type: Publication