ECOABITA _ Mediterranean example of local large scale Implementation of the EPB directive. Local renewables Friburg 2007 _ session A2 _ june, thu 14th Paolo Ferri _ Energy dept. Province of Reggio Emilia
_ administrative level _ A province is an administrative division of intermediate level between municipality and region. _ The Province of Reggio Emilia is one of the nine provinces of the Italian Region of Emilia-Romagna. _ The capital is the city Reggio Emilia.
_ province of Reggio Emilia _ world map of Carbon Dioxide emission
_ province of Reggio Emilia _ particular geographic conditions _ particular climate condition (absence of wind, hot and humid summer)
Ecoabita _ step #1 _ Energy certification of building is a MARKET TOOL _ Local administrators realize it and negotiate the change with all the stakeholders involved _ Technical work can start _ Approval from the regional government is obtained
Ecoabita _ step #2 _ technical specifications (class definition) _ software _ training at all levels _ incentives _ communication campaign
Training _ training at all levels has to be provided _ definition of guidelines, togheter with _ local training market has to remain a free access market (not controlled by local authorities) _ training quality level must be guaranteed > University of Reggio Emilia, eng. Dept. > University of Modena, eng. Dept. > University of Ferrara, Arch. Dept.
Incentives _ expecially for existing buildings _ annual national financial law _ from 1 st january 2007 it is possible to save 55% of costs related to the improvement of the energy performance of buildings. > Solar panels > insulations > Windows substitution