Bulgaria

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The HES e-Toolkit enables Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the accommodation sector to assess their current energy use and carbon footprint against similar enterprises, and provide support in ranking practical and cost-effective energy efficiency (EE) and renewable energy (RE) investment options.
Post date: 18 Jun 2012
Type: Tool

Energy efficient investments to help the EU meet its near (2020) and long (2050) term commitments will flow first into replicable public building segments where they will have high impact. Schools are an ideal candidate for the implementation of energy management programs and energy efficiency retrofits. On the leading edge of this trend, VERYSchool will provide a complete set of practical and "how to" knowledge, as well as cutting edge ICT hardware and software technologies to optimise building performance. 
Post date: 18 Jun 2012
Type: Link

Boiler/Heating System Inspectors

Article 14 of the EPBD recast (Directive 2010/31/EU) requires all Member States to “lay down the necessary measures to establish a regular inspection of the accessible parts of systems used for heating buildings, such as the heat generator, control system and circulation pump(s), with boilers of an effective rated output for space heating purposes of more than 20 kW.
Post date: 12 Jun 2012
Type: Schema

Non-Residential Building Certifiers

Member States generally differentiate between residential and non-residential building certifiers. The links provided in the Schemes Content section provide information on various training courses across the EU related to non-residential building certifiers. Some Member States require special training before a qualified expert can become accredited, while for others special training is optional. In both cases, there is usually an exam before accreditation is granted. 
Post date: 12 Jun 2012
Type: Schema

EERSF has the combined capacity of a lending institution, a credit guarantee facility and a consulting company. It provides technical assistance to Bulgarian enterprises, municipalities and private individuals in developing energy efficiency investment projects and then assists their financing, co-financing or plays the role of guarantor in front of other financing institutions.
Post date: 8 Jun 2012
Type: Link

 Project objectives:Reduce energy consumptionSwitch from electricity to natural gasImprove the efficiency and quality of the production processIncrease production capacity. The investment:A new production line utilising up-to-date technology was introduced€ 660,000Payback period: 5.06 yearsInternal Rate of Return (IRR): 22.51%. Project results:
Post date: 5 Jun 2012
Type: Fall

The main objectives of the UDF are to support the implementation of EU cohesion policy within the context of urban regeneration in the city of Sofia, as well as to identify urban needs and provide funding for sustainable urban projects and/or public-private partnerships.The JESSICA investment portfolio in the city of Sofia may include projects for purposes such as the rehabilitation of deprived urban areas, basic infrastructure works, energy networks and energy efficiency in the context of a wider urban development plan.
Post date: 4 Jun 2012
Type: News

Residential Building Certifiers

Member States generally differentiate between residential and non-residential building certifiers. The links provided in the Schemes Content section provide information on various training courses across the EU related to residential building certifiers. Some Member States require special training before a qualified expert can become accredited, while for others special training is optional. In both cases, there is usually an exam before accreditation is granted. Background: 
Post date: 28 Mai 2012
Type: Schema

Despite the difficulties in these sectors, the organizer reported 20% growth in the number of exhibitors. ‘Impressive was the share of the foreign companies - over 60% of the participants. This fact confirms that the South-East Europen region is an attractive market for investors.’ - says Maya Kristeva, CEO of Via Expo.Visitors had the opportunity to see the latest products, provided by 412 direct exhibitors and represented companies from 33 countries in 4 halls.
Post date: 9 Mai 2012
Type: Publication

Post date: 30 Apr 2012
Type: Link