Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2001
Policy Type:
Policy Target:Residential Appliances>Space cooling, Residential Appliances>Space heating, Residential Appliances>Ventilation, Buildings>Building Type>Non-residential, Buildings>Building Type>Industrial, Buildings>Building Type>Residential
Agency:Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management
Description:In March 2001, the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Labour, together with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, the Environment and Water Management, launched an initiative on third-party financing (TPF) of energy efficiency measures in public buildings. The launch followed a successful pilot project in 64 federal schools with a usable floor-space of more than 500 000 square metres. In 2001, it was assumed that around 20% of federal buildings (representing 50% of heated space in federal buildings) were eligible for classical energy-saving contracting - measures and investments with relatively short payback periods due to energy savings could be undertaken by a third party (a "contractor" ? an energy planning consultant) AS of 2001, there were plans for the general renovation of a further 20% of federal buildings within the next ten years, although through a differentiated model of "guaranteed energy savings" rather than a classic third party financing.The potential annualsavings of energy costs after the implementation of the projects was estimated at ? 6.5 million.

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