Building the Future

Last updated: 5 November 2017
The programme aims at reducing the total building energy consumption and increasing the level of environmental protection, by using a number of financial instruments and market mechanisms such as: Energy Performance Contracts, Industrial and Commercial Voluntary Agreements, Energy Service Companies and White Certificates. The interventions include: - the improvement of thermal insulation of building shell - the replacement of window/door glazing and frame of low energy performance- the replacement of low energy performance heating oil boilers with new high energy performance ones or natural gas systems or systems using Renewable Energy Resources- the installation of solar water heaters - the improvement of exterior heat insulation in the walls and roofs - the replacement of window frames - the installation of shading system - the installation of cool materials in lofts, walls and green roofs - the installation of advanced air conditioning using geothermal heat pumps - the installation of renewable sources of energy - the installation of intelligent networks, giving residents the opportunity to control energy costs.

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End uses covered
  • Building end-uses