SUSTAINCO project is co-funded by the European Union under the Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE)Programme (call CIP-IEE-2011). The IEE Programme supports clean and sustainable solutions use anddissemination with the Europe-wide exchange of related knowledge and know-how. The project supports the ambitious European vision for the energy performance of buildings, that by 2020 all new buildings should be Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB).

General project facts:

Project started in April 2012 – duration 36 months

9 project partners from 7 countries:

  • North – West Croatia Regional Energy Agency REGEA – Project coordinator
  • Energy Farm EF
  • Tipperary Energy Agency TEA
  • Limerick Institute of Technology LIT
  • Severn Wye Energy Agency SWEA
  • Energiesparverband ESV
  • Landesenergieverband LEV
  • Alba Local Energy Agency ALEA
  • Construction Technology Centre iMAT

Why SUSTAINCO project?

  • Implementation of Energy Performance of Building Directive (EPBD – 2010/31/EU) in national legislation
  • Build capacity within the partner countries through Nearly Zero Energy Building (NZEB) implementation
  • Promotion of sustainable development of rural communities through integrated approaches to design and retrofitting
  • Knowledge transfer from Sustainable Energy for Rural Village Environment (SERVE-FP6 CONCERTO) project
  • Informational campaign including promotion and engagement of rural regions in the Covenant of Mayors

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