Session Introduction - Regulations and the Promising Role of Buildings in Transforming the Energy Market
We will focus on the effects of the implementation of the EPBD recast on the build industry and the challenges of moving towards new and retrofitted nearly-zero energy buildings by 2020, especially in the case of public buildings which have a closer deadline of 2018. How to tap into the significant potential of Energy Efficiency in buildings for reducing consumption with cost-effective measures.
eu.bac (Building Automation Association) and Board Member in EU-ASE (Alliance to save Energy)
Session Introduction - Energy Management for Intelligent Buildings – Building Reliability
The technical and logistical challenges as well as Interoperability will be discussed here. The advancements in sensor technologies and industrial electronics have increased the growth of heterogeneous systems in building environment. This is growing the complexity of interoperability among systems in intelligent building.
Assistant Professor, Sustainable Energy Laboratory
Department of Environmental Science and Technology, Cyprus University of Technology
Session Introduction - Financing & Funding
To assist retrofit projects come off the ground, a proper assessment of the financial strategy is paramount. There are various financial tools available, however they are not all relevant. We will look closely at how the projects are financed from public grants to private investments and what instruments are available for the buyers may they be municipalities or private owners, to the ESCOs or Energy Management companies.
Business Developer, Unit Smart Energy and Built Environment
Session Introduction - From Energy Efficiency to Value: What is the Customer Really Buying?
We will explore major projects, may they be private or public. We will have highlights on promising retrofit projects and updates as well as Call for Investors with real projects in the making. Large commercial and industrial promoters will also expose their vision on the market and their success stories.
SEA Servizi Energia Ambiente & representative of Assoesco
EPC Reducing 20% of SME’s Overall Consumption in Italy
SEA will present a significant case study based on a real EPC project carried on for Eurocarbo S.p.A., a worldwide leader sintered material company.
According to the contract, SEA is managing various energy efficiency measures in four different company sectors.
The entire cycle of an Energy Performance Contract has been respected. SEA finances the whole project and is responsible for the design, installation and O&M. Eurocarbo will get a 20% reduction of the overall consumption; thanks to the savings, the client will have the chance to use its capitals to invest in activities directly related to its core business.
80 Multifamily Residential Buildings Renovation Through Energy Performance Contracting
The SUNShINE mechanism: Developping a forfaiting fund, which will purchase receivables from future energy savings from the ESCOs to release their balance sheets and allow them to carry out more energy performance contracts. A stakeholder platform will be developed side by side to standardize the process and reduce transaction costs.
The expected investment is €30 million. This combination of transparent standardized financing mechanism will attract private sector financing.
Results and feedback from the owners and residents
Gerard Bruijnse also represents the Building and Energy Conservation Bureau (ESEB) in Latvia