Energy Efficiency Services and Business Conference




2 - 3 March 2017

Stadthalle, Pollheimerstrasse 1,
4600 Wels/Austria

Programme WSED 2017 (pdf)

Conference fee:

  • 100 Euro for the Energy Efficiency Services and Business Conference
  • Participation in this conference is also included in the fee of the Nearly Zero Energy Buildings Conference and the European Energy Efficiency 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

Financing and operational models • Energy Performance Contracting & other integrated services for buildings and installations • Best practice examples


Thursday, 2 March 2017

14.30 How to boost the energy efficiency services market

  • Smart financing for smart energy
    Anette Jahn, European Commission, EASME

  • Facilitating the ESCO market
    Christiane Egger, OÖ Energiesparverband, Austria

  • How ready is Europe for the "Smart Building Revolution"?
    Maarten De Groote, Buildings Performance Institute Europe

  • Scaling up deep energy renovation through innovation & industrialisation
    Erica Hope, European Climate Foundation, NL

Successful examples: Energy efficiency services and business models

  • Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) – the customer focus
    Volker Dragon, Siemens, Switzerland

  • Energy efficiency services for global industries
    Stefan Klepzig, Schneider Electric, Germany

  • EPC examples from Spain
    Elena González Sánchez, National Association of Energy Services Companies, Spain

  • EPC example for businesses
    Klaus Dorninger, Energie AG Oberösterreich Power Solutions, Austria

  • The "Picardie Pass Rénovation" programme
    Alice Morcrette, Picardie Public Office for Energy Efficiency, France

  • Superhomes – a systematic NZEB retrofit process
    Paul Kenny, Tipperary Energy Agency, Ireland

19.00 Evening Programme

Friday, 3 March 2017

Energy Efficiency Watch Conference

08.45 Energy efficiency policy workshop (in English only)

  • Update on European building policies
    Paul Hodson, European Commission, DG Energy

  • Key policy conclusions from the European Energy Efficiency Watch project
    Nils Borg, eceee

  • Upskilling the construction sector to reach European energy targets
    Zoé Wildiers, European Commission, EASME

Implementing European Directives (EED, EPBD)

  • Financing energy efficiency in private housing
    Gabriella Azzolini, ENEA, Italy

  • Implementing energy audit programmes in Member States
    Anke Brems, DNV GL, Belgium

  • Smart meter rollout to end consumers
    Francisco Puente, ESCAN, Spain

  • Energy advice for deep retrofits
    Catrin Maby, Energy Advice Exchange, UK

  • A new approach to energy efficiency services
    Michael Körber, MPW, Germany

  • Energy use plans for cities and quarters
    Oliver Zadow, Landeshauptstadt München, Germany

  • Indoor environment quality requirements versus energy performance
    Jarek Kurnitski, Tallinn University, Estonia

  • The Energy Performance Buildings Standards
    Jaap Hogeling, ISSO, The Netherlands

13.00 End of the conference

13.30 - 18.00 Site Visit Nearly Zero Energy Buildings

The European Energy Efficiency Conference is organised as part of the IEE-project "Energy Efficiency Watch 3" (EEW3) which aims to support EU energy efficiency policies. The project is supported by the Intelligent Energy Europe Programme.

More information on the Energy Efficiency Watch project:

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