Energy Efficiency Services Conference



25 - 26 February 2016

Stadthalle, Pollheimerstrasse 1,
4600 Wels/Austria

Programme WSED 2016 (pdf)

Conference fee:

95 Euro for the Energy Efficiency Services Conference (participation in this conference is also included in the fee of the European Nearly Zero Energy Buildings Conference)

The fee includes an entrance ticket to the tradeshow and conference documentation. All fees plus 10 % VAT

Conference languages: 

English, German

Organisation and conference office: 

OÖ Energiesparverband
Landstrasse 45, 4020 Linz, Austria
Tel. +43/732/7720-14386
office [AT] esv.or [DOT] at

Energy efficiency services are key for the transition of the building sector. New financing approaches and operation models support not only sustainable buildings and technology innovation but also create jobs throughout Europe. 


Thursday, 25 February 2016

14.30 Business models for sustainable buildings

  • The IEA Energy Efficiency Market Report
    Tyler Bryant, International Energy Agency (IEA)

  • How Europe can support energy efficiency services
    Anette Jahn, European Commission, EASME

  • Energy efficiency services – transforming energy markets
    Scott Johnstone, Vermont Energy Investment Corporation, USA

Panorama of successful building energy efficiency services

  • A mass-scale ESCO project - the REDIBA-project
    Josep Verdaguer Espaulella, Barcelona Provincial Council, Spain

  • Energies POSIT ’IF: renovating 3,300 apartments
    Marie-Laure Falque Masset, ARENE Île-de-France, France

  • Improving the energy performance of existing buildings
    Oliver Cottet, Schneider Electric, Belgium

  • From an energy provider to a successful energy servicecompany
    Miha Valentinčič, Petrol, Slovenia

  • Lighting as a service
    Kaspars Osis, RCG Lighthouse, Latvia

19.00 Evening programme

Friday, 26 February 2016

09.30 Workshop: How to dynamise energy performance contracting (EPC)
markets? (in English only)

  • Chairperson: Vlasta Krmelj, Energy Agency of Podravje, Slovenia

  • Establishing EPC markets in 9 European regions
    Christine Öhlinger, OÖ Energiesparverband

  • How to increase renovation rates with EPC
    Rüdiger Lohse, Klimaschutz- und Energieagentur Baden-Württemberg, Germany

  • European funding opportunities for EPC
    Velimir Šegon, North-West Croatia Regional Energy Agency, Croatia

  • Experiences from facilitating EPC markets
    Paddy Phelan, The Carlow Kilkenny Energy Agency, Ireland
    Francisco Puente, ESCAN, Spain

  • How to implement EPC in a city
    Ingo Fellinger, Stadt Wels
    Joanna Zbierska, Gdansk


13.00 End of the conference

13.30 – 17.45 Site Visits Nearly Zero Energy Buildings

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This conference is organised as a part of the IEE-project "Streetlight-EPC":

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