|Policy Status||In force|
|Agency||•Brussels-Captial Region Ministry of Environment, Energy and Water (Bruxelles Environnement - IBGE)|
•Education and Outreach
•Advice/Aid in Implementation
•Multiple Renewable Energy Sources
|Policy Sector||•Heating and Cooling (Domestic / Industrial Process)|
|Size of Plant Targeted||Large|
|Description||The Brussels-Capital Region provides a free advice service through energy Facilitators, assigned the task of advising corporate bodies and institutions in their approach to improving the energy performances of their property and activities.
This service is aimed at two main categories of consumers: collective housing and the tertiary sector (including industrial facilities). Two other Facilitator networks have also been dedicated to promising technologies that are not yet well-known on the Brussels market: cogeneration and renewable energy (large systems).
The Facilitators are energy specialists known for their expertise garnered from carrying out numerous projects both in Brussels and abroad. Their mission is to provide independent and impartial assistance to contracting authorities and building managers on energy consumption management actions, rational use of energy (RUE) tools developed by the Ministry and the promotion of renewable energy, at every stage of a project. Advice also extends to providing comparisons on different commercial services, information on the different kinds of financial assistance or incentives available, and guidance and assistance with technical documents such as audits and feasibility studies.