EFFECT4buildings cooperates with building sector in Georgia


​With the aim to disseminate EFFECT4buildings results and to learn more about the building renovation in Eastern countries, project Lead partner, County Board of Dalarna in Sweden, will cooperate with LTD "Laboratory of Construction" in Georgia.

Thanks to Swedish Institute peer-to-peer meetings will be organized between County Board of Dalarna and LTD "Laboratory of Construction". To change experience County Board of Dalarna will visit Tbilisi and learn more about the work on sustainable development in city and present EFFECT4buildings project. In turn, LTD "Laboratory of Construction" will participate in the coming EFFECT4buildings Transnational Working Group meetings, where is a great possibility to find out more about energy efficiency experiences in buildings and financial tools among EFFECT4buildings partner countries. Financial tool development meetings are also planned in Dalarna County in Sweden. Cooperation activities are financed by the Swedish Institute.

"This is a concrete way for our flagship project to disseminate results and also to learn more about the situation for energy efficiency in eastern countries," says Marit Ragnarsson, Project manager in County Board of Dalarna.

EFFECT4buildings is part of the implementation of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR), being a flagship project under policy area Energy and the horizontal action Sustainable development. Flagship projects demonstrate the progress of the EUSBSR especially well and serve as pilot examples for desired change. Cooperation with countries being part of EU Eastern partnership is encouraged in the framework of EUSBSR.

About EFFECT4buildings:

EFFECT4buildings is implemented with the support from the EU funding Programme Interreg Baltic Sea Region (European Regional Development Fund) and Norwegian national funding. The aim of the project is to improve the capacity of public building managers in the Baltic Sea Region by providing them a comprehensive decision-making support toolbox with a set of financial instruments to unlock the investments and lower the risks of implementing energy efficiency measures in buildings owned by public stakeholders. For more information: http://www.effect4buildings.se

More information: Marit Ragnarsson, EFFECT4buildings Project Manager, County Board of Dalarna