11.11.2013 | Kiel | Germany
Co2olBricks Kiel is Winner of the „Energy Olympics“
The City of Kiel is the winner of the „Energy Olympics 2013” in the category “Organisation and Rule of Conduct” for their model conservation plan and consultations activities in the model area Elmschenhagen. The „Energy Olympics“ is a competition for municipalities in the German Federal State of Schleswig-Holstein, which supports them since 2007 by using energy more efficient and saving money. This for, every year up to 100.00 Euros of prize money is given to outstanding projects in different categories according to the judge of an experts jury. The prizes were presented during a ceremony. In Kiel-Elmschenhagen, for about 1,800 units of mainly detached houses from the 1930s, a technical model conservation plan was developed and afterwards discussed and adjusted with house owners, architects, energy experts and monument conservators. To motivate the house owners to refurbish their homes, the city administration organised consultations to find specific solutions and concepts. Additionally, 80,000 Euros of funding support the realization of investments. So far, 103 house owners have been advised, 66 of them have implemented refurbishment measures for a total invest of half a million Euros.All projects are published in a special brochure and online at www.energieolympiade.de.