City of Sarajevo to open an Office for Energy Efficiency

City of Sarajevo to open an Office for Energy Efficiency

The office will, among other things, work on establishing a system of continuous monitoring of energy consumption and energy in public facilities and free consulting of the citizens of Sarajevo on measures of energy efficiency. Next week, Sarajevo will get an Office for energy efficiency and thus become the first city in Bosnia and Herzegovina that opened

The office will, among other things, work on establishing a system of continuous monitoring of energy consumption and energy in public facilities and free consulting of the citizens of Sarajevo on measures of energy efficiency.

Next week, Sarajevo will get an Office for energy efficiency and thus become the first city in Bosnia and Herzegovina that opened such an office. On this occasion the city of Sarajevo on Thursday February 9th will organize a commemorative ceremony at the premises of the Office at the 27 Hamdije Kreševljakoviæa Street.

Activities of the Office of Energy Efficiency is defined by the Sustainable Energy Action Plan – SEAP that was adopted by the City Council of Sarajevo in July 2011. 

This office will monitor and study the situation in the field of building construction, public transport and public lighting in the city of Sarajevo and work on developing analytical, informational and other materials on the status and problems in the field of rational energy use and to propose solutions for the determination of policies and measures in this field.

The office will also work on establishing a system of continuous monitoring of energy consumption and energy in public facilities, participation in making decisions and implementing regulations and other acts to increase energy efficiency in buildings for public use, initiate the preparation of projects applying for EU funds, and free advise the citizens of Sarajevo on energy efficiency measures.

Open Office and Information Center for Energy Efficiency were supported by the Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany, the German Association for International Cooperation (GIZ), Open Regional Fund – Energy Efficiency in Southeast Europe and the Municipality Center.

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