Policy status:Ended
Date Effective:2002
Policy Type:Information and Education
Policy Target:Buildings
Description:The German Energy Agency’s “future of housing” motivation and information campaign is targeted – by means ofpress and public relations work, internet services, trade show appearances and the national “future of housing”congress – at house owners, tenants, engineers, architects as well as the construction sector, municipalities and residential property companies. The aim is to inform and motivate consumers, persons and companies involved inconstruction, industry, and the public sector about energy-efficient construction. The purpose is to establish products and services which make energy-efficient construction and redevelopment simple, reliable and affordable. In cooperation with the BMVBS the German Energy Agency initiates and manages projects concerned with the developmentof energy efficiency potential in the buildings sector. Under the “future of housing” umbrella brand a largenumber of projects for the improvement of energy efficiency in buildings are being carried out – from the development and launch of the “efficient building” seal of quality for residential buildings through national pilot projects, in which model buildings are redeveloped on an energy-efficient basis, to consumer information. Significant progress has been made in the market in promoting the relevance of the subject of energy efficiency in the buildings sector.

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