Burgas residents improved their knowledge in the energy efficiency sphere
Specialists in the field of design, architects, engineers and residents of Burgas improved their knowledge in the sphere of energy efficiency/ and renewable energy sources/RES/. That was stated by Mrs. Yordanka Ananieva – deputy mayor of „Culture and Education“, during the closing conference within the „Days of energy efficiency and renewable energy sources in Burgas“. Attending the lectures were more than 150 participants, whereas best practices were presented by Norsk Energi – the Kingdom of Norway by one side, represented by the Head of „Environment and Public Services“ department and the Head of „Heating and renewable energy sources“, as well as by experts from the Ministry of Environment and Waters, experts in the field of energy efficiency. Presented at the event were subjects such as: „RES Projects in buildings–specific characteristics“, „Green building–green roofs and green facades“, „Passive houses“, „Examples of energy efficient buildings in Norway“, “Utilization of biodegradable waste from household–home composting process” and “Benefits of the intoduction of energy efficiency measures in households“.
Meanwhile in the period September, 29th – October, 1st in Burgas Flora Exposition Center was held 3-days exhibition where manufacturers and distributors from the city and the region presented energy efficient materials, products and technologies. Participation was free which made the connection trader – consumer easier and helped to the establishment of contacts.
Participating in the event were also children from the three kindergartens that are heated by the Regional heating plant. The kids from Kindergarten № 1 „Morska Zvezda“, Primary School „Elin Pelin“, Secondary School „Konstantin Petkanov“ carried out competitions and games with each other and demonstrated great knowledge in the field of environmental protection, saving of resources and the opportunities for recycling. They gave to the Norwegian partners presents mane by themselves out of recycled materials.
The Days of energy efficiency and renewable energy sources are conducted within the project „Energy Efficiency of Central Heating of Three Municipal Educational Buildings in City of Burgas, Meden Rudnik Residential Area“, financed by the Program BG04 „Energy efficiency and renewable energy” under the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area 2009-2014.