October 4, 2013
by Jakob Ebner

Energy Web Dalarna: Benchmarking tool for municipalities

The County Board of Dalarna has created a data system for Dalarna’s municipalities making it possible to compare energy use, both within the own municipality and with other municipalities. In addition to energy, the cost for different energy sources and each … Continue reading

September 16, 2013
by Dietmar Lenz (Umweltverband Vorarlberg)

Maintenance and Operation of sustainable buildings – first experiences with energy evaluation

As part of the “MountEE” project, the “Sustainable:Building in the Municipality” service package is to be expanded by a Module 5, “Service and Maintenance”. An offer will be made concerning the evaluation of energy consumption alongside the consultation as well as in the area … Continue reading

September 3, 2013
by Bertrand Denis (defi'nergie)

How to support energy saving actions and change behavior ?

In rural territories, particularly in the Pyrenees-Orientales, municipalities have difficulties to realize renovation operations for energy savings, even after realizing energetic audits. Rural municipalities have a lack of technical support and funding to develop energy saving operations. The support suggested … Continue reading

July 22, 2013
by Jakob Ebner

New service package Dalarna

In Dalarna, Sweden, municipalities have during a number of years participated in a building network, learning togehter and inspiring each other to more environmentally friendly and energy efficient buildings. Now, with the help of the MountEE-project, we want to take … Continue reading

July 4, 2013
by Sabine Erber (Energieinstitut)

Building management: Expectations of the new support service

The “Sustainable:Building in the Municipality” service package support communities in the planning and construction of energy-efficient and ecological buildings in their communities. So far, the communities were supported with 4 modules, which content ranged from pre-planning through to implementation and … Continue reading

June 14, 2013
by Åke Persson (Dalarna Länsstyrelsen)

SVEBY – how to agree on energy goals

When working in the MountEE project we have revealed shortcomings in the planning and construction process between facility owners and contractors. In a complex building processes, it is quite common that energy goals are not achieved because the actors lack … Continue reading

May 21, 2013
by Sebastien Eyraud (ASDER)

A challenge to mobilize energy savings on public buildings

Considering the important role of municipalities on this issue, the General Council of Savoie and the association ASDER decided to set up the challenge “Effective Municipalities in Energy Savings.” This challenge “EMES” (or C3E in French) aims to raise awareness … Continue reading