Professor Atom, the hero of the educational campaign "Like for smart energy" visited Konjic, in which has on the National Square with many visitors exchanged useful and interesting information and advice on energetic efficiency, which contributes to saving money, reduces energy consumption, improves air quality and protects the environment.
The youngest visitors of events participated in the quiz “Znanjomat” and won interesting prizes, and had the opportunity to drive “smart bike” that produces electricity.
The campaign “Like for smart energy” is part of a five-year project “Green Economic Development” implemented by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Bosnia and Herzegovina in cooperation with partners Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations, the Swedish Embassy in BiH Fund for Environmental Protection of the Federation of BiH and the Fund for environmental protection and energy efficiency Serbian.
The project is being implemented in three years, and within it, among other things, has been realized more than 40 projects to improve energy efficiency in public buildings in BiH. Each year brings an increase in the implementation of activities, and will this year implement energy efficiency measures at more than 40 facilities in BiH, which will contribute to the reduction of spending public money on heating facilities, reduce CO2 emissions and improve user comfort facilities.
– We are very satisfied with the response of visitors on an educational and entertaining events which organized throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina. I am sure that young people get a lot of useful information and advice, as well as answers to questions about all these zatupljenijoj energy efficiency – said Sanjin Avdic, Head of the Department for Energy and Environment in UNDP.
Professor Atom will also continue to promote smart energy use, and invite children to join him on the events to be held in Nevesinje, Trebinje, Livno, Bugojno, Zenica, Banja Luka, Sanski Most and Drvar. Visitors are promised good entertainment, educational material, as well as interesting prizes if they play “Znanjomat”.
The “Green Economic Development” aims to establish energy management in public buildings in BiH, and the reduction of public spending budget on energy and water consumption, providing favorable conditions for investment in infrastructure, energy efficiency measures, while creating “green jobs”.