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Workshop "Energy efficiency for sustainable housing"

at the 5th International Forum on Energy for Sustainable Development

05 November 2014
Hammamet Tunisia

The UNECE Housing and Land Management Unit organized the workshop “Energy efficiency for sustainable housing” as part of the 5th International Forum on Energy for Sustainable Development in Hammamet, Tunisia on 4-6 November 2014.

The workshop, organized jointly by the UNECE Housing and Land Management Unit, UN ESCAP and UN ESCWA, addressed the long-term environmental impact of energy efficiency in the housing sector as well as discussed how to facilitate the use of appropriate financial mechanisms, legislative framework and policies for the access to sustainable energy, especially to low-income and vulnerable groups. Furthermore, it focused on case studies and best practices which can raise awareness on energy efficiency measures in buildings and allow decision makers to embrace innovation, encourage cooperation, and grant citizens a higher quality of life.

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Workshop agenda


Presentation ENG RUS
Energy efficiency for sustainable housing in the ECE region
Domenica Carriero, UNECE
UNECE HLM workshop “Energy efficiency for sustainable housing”
Doris Andoni, Ministry of Urban Development and Tourism, Albania
Promoting Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in buildings in Uzbekistan
Kakhramon Usmanov, UNDP, Uzbekistan
Creation and Intelligent Lifecycle management Security, Energy efficiency, environmental, friendliness and liveability
Artem Sedov, Laboratory of Intelligent System Automation, Moscow
Residential Energy Efficiency for Low income households
Joachim Ramakers, Habitat for Humanity International, Slovakia
Energy Efficieny for Sustainable Housing
Mounir Bezzarga, Biodex S.A, Tunisia
Energy Efficieny Building Code Implementation in MED-ENEC partner countries
Kawther Lahidheb, GIZ International Services
Energy Performance of currently constructed residential buildings
George Abulashvili, Energy Efficiency Center, Georgia
Smart city of the future
Valeriy Kazeykin, National Agency of low-rise and cottage construction, Russia