Presentation on theme: "Günter Liebel Director General, Head of Department General Environmental Policy Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management."— Presentation transcript:
Günter Liebel Director General, Head of Department General Environmental Policy Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management
What is klima:aktiv? klima:aktiv is the Austrian initiative for active climate protection is an innovative add-on instrument to common regulatory and financial policy instruments of the Austrian Climate Strategy to reach the Kyoto target is to foster the use of environmental technologies and services
What is the specific new element? to involve already existent stakeholders on the spot. These Stakeholders are –plumbers –architects –master builders –property managers –chimney-sweeps –as well as companies and communities.
the multipliers Multiplier
Typical elements of a programme –information and motivation campaign –advice for accurate defined target groups –development of high quality standards –training of important multipliers –activation of cooperation partners – accompanying evaluation –changing framework conditions etc.
22 klima:aktiv programmes divided into energy efficiency and building transport and mobility local and regional activities renewable energy
klima:aktiv and targeted training additional education and targeted vocational training courses to key-players -> more than people have already graduated from a klima:aktiv training course! -> klima:aktiv qualifications are recognizable within the corporate design
Main criteria for klima:aktiv buildings comfortable energy efficient (k:a house: 45 kWh/a/ k:a passive house: 15 kWh/a thermal heat demand; no fossil fuels, ventilation system as a standard) ecological –Further criteria see
klima:aktiv expands Austrian government adopts the klima:aktiv house standard bank offers better credit conditions for klima:aktiv houses testing living in a klima:aktiv house for a few days
Renovation programmes modernisation of large apartment buildings private service buildings –supports private property managers in developing tailored solutions for technical and financial renovation problems state-owned buildings –supports the renovation of buildings used by public authorities
Benefits The initiative klima:aktiv aims to boost significantly the use of environmental technologies and services. Investments in environmental know-how is the basis of future success! In order to promote a widespread use of a selected technology, a system, a product or a service we recognise that the involvement of skilled multipliers is essential. –It duplicates the success of the initiative. This involvement builds on awareness raising and targeted training.
Conclusion multipliers follow training programmes multipliers change consumer behaviour consumers demand for higher quality more demand means an increasing market share of climate friendly products and services ____________________________________________________ -> overall benefit and win-win-situations for enterprises and the environment in the sense of ETAP!