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Public Sector

The Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) sets explicitly, that public bodies at national, regional and local level should fulfil an exemplary role as regards energy efficiency. It imposes on the public sector (PS) several concrete obligations to make the sector a real leader in energy efficiency improvements. The demand from the PS exemplary initiative and efforts, fall mainly into two categories - exemplary role of public bodies’ buildings (art. 5) and purchasing by public bodies (art. 6).

Article 5 of the EED stipulates that each MS shall ensure that, from 1 January 2014, 3% of the total floor area of heated and/or cooled buildings owned and occupied by its central government is renovated each year to meet at least the minimum energy performance requirements set by Directive 2010/31/EU.

Article 6 of the EED addresses purchasing by public bodies and says that Member States shall ensure that central governments purchase only products, services and buildings with high energy-efficiency performance, insofar as that it is consistent with cost-effectiveness, economical feasibility, wider sustainability, technical suitability, as well as sufficient competition.

Furthermore, MS shall encourage public bodies, including regional and local levels to follow the exemplary role of their central governments to purchase only products, services and buildings with high energy-efficiency performance. MS shall encourage public bodies, when tendering service contracts with significant energy content, to assess the possibility of concluding long- term energy performance contracts that provide long-term energy savings.

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Title Type Date
 Capacity Building on Energy Performance Contracting in European Markets in Transition - Greece 1 1477008000Oct 16
 Tools for EPC, Irma Thijssen 1 1474416000Sep 16
 Public procurement procedures - Croatia 1 1470182400Aug 16
 Energy efficiency project - Croatia 1 1470182400Aug 16
 Cost effective implementation of article 5 - Ireland 1 1470182400Aug 16
 Cost optimum methodology - Kirsten Engelund Thomsen 1 1470182400Aug 16
 Case study E-mobility & car sharing in Stuttgart - Germany 1 1445814000Oct 15
 Energy Performance Contracting - Germany 1 1428962400Apr 15
 Implementation strategy for procurement practice of central government - Netherlands 1 1427752800Mar 15
 Energy related procurement requirements - Ireland 1 1427752800Mar 15
 Approach to Energy Performance Contracting - Italy 1 1427666400Mar 15
 Working group presentation 2.5 - Consip’s Approach to Promote Energy Efficiency 1 1427410800Mar 15
 Green Public Procurement in Climate Change Financial Instrument (CCFI) - Latvia 1 1427410800Mar 15
 Energy Performance Contracting - Czech Republic 1 1427410800Mar 15
 European Code of Conduct for Energy Performance Contracting - Bulgaria 1 1427410800Mar 15
 EPC Menu (online tool) - Netherlands 1 1427410800Mar 15
 Special Exempted Areas of EED Implementation in the Public Sector - European Defence agency (public) 1 1413846000Oct 14
 Special Exempted Areas of EED Implementation in the Public Sector - European Defence Agency 1 1413842400Oct 14
 Energy efficiency in historical buildings and buildings owned by the armed forces - Netherlands 1 1413842400Oct 14
 Reconstruction of the National Theatre in Prague - Czech Republic 1 1413842400Oct 14
 Historic Building Protection and Energy Efficiency - Italy 1 1413842400Oct 14
 Encouraging public buildings’ renovation - Bulgaria 1 1396389600Apr 14
 Energy Efficiency Program in the Public Administration - Portugal 1 1396389600Apr 14
 The EXIKONOMO project - Greece 1 1396389600Apr 14
 Green Lease Menu - Netherlands 1 1396310400Apr 14
 Alternative Approach in art. 5 in Practice - Netherlands 1 1383091200Oct 13
 National fund for environmental protection - Poland 1 1365544800Apr 13
 Good examples of making inventory of the central government building - Czech Republic 1 1364853600Apr 13
 SEAI Public Sector Programme in Ireland - Alan Ryan 1 1357081200Jan 13
 Energy Efficiency tools ICT and the public sector in the Netherlands - Cuno van Geet 1 1353452400Nov 12
 Procedures of Purchasing ICT products in the Public Sector - Cyprus 1 1353456000Nov 12
Title Type Date
 Core Theme Series Report - Public sector, January 2013 to October 2016 1 1490832000Mar 17
 Energy Saving Measurement Methodology - Spain 1 1484870400Jan 17
 Executive Summary 2.8 - Contribution of the public sector to EED goals 1 1481587200Dec 16
 Capacity Building on Energy Performance Contracting in European Markets in Transition - Greece 1 1477008000Oct 16
 Tools for EPC, Irma Thijssen 1 1474416000Sep 16
 Executive Summary 2.7 - Monitoring of art. 5 implementation progress – cost effectiveness of measures 1 1457049600Mar 16
 Public procurement procedures - Croatia 1 1470182400Aug 16
 Energy efficiency project - Croatia 1 1470182400Aug 16
 Cost effective implementation of article 5 - Ireland 1 1470182400Aug 16
 Cost optimum methodology - Kirsten Engelund Thomsen 1 1470182400Aug 16
 Executive Summary 2.6 - Public sector in energy efficient transport services 1 1449010800Dec 15
 Case study E-mobility & car sharing in Stuttgart - Germany 1 1445814000Oct 15
 Core Theme Series Report - Public sector, January 2013 to March 2015 1 1441843200Sep 15
 Executive Summary 2.5/5.5 - Model contract and guidelines for energy performance contracts in the public sector 1 1430949600May 15
 Energy Performance Contracting - Germany 1 1428962400Apr 15
 Implementation strategy for procurement practice of central government - Netherlands 1 1427752800Mar 15
 Energy related procurement requirements - Ireland 1 1427752800Mar 15
 Approach to Energy Performance Contracting - Italy 1 1427666400Mar 15
 Working group presentation 2.5 - Consip’s Approach to Promote Energy Efficiency 1 1427410800Mar 15
 Green Public Procurement in Climate Change Financial Instrument (CCFI) - Latvia 1 1427410800Mar 15
 Energy Performance Contracting - Czech Republic 1 1427410800Mar 15
 European Code of Conduct for Energy Performance Contracting - Bulgaria 1 1427410800Mar 15
 EPC Menu (online tool) - Netherlands 1 1427410800Mar 15
 Executive summary 2.4 - Energy efficiency in historical buildings, places of worship and buildings owned by the armed forces - Article 5(2) 1 1416960000Nov 14
 Special Exempted Areas of EED Implementation in the Public Sector - European Defence agency (public) 1 1413846000Oct 14
 Special Exempted Areas of EED Implementation in the Public Sector - European Defence Agency 1 1413842400Oct 14
 Energy efficiency in historical buildings and buildings owned by the armed forces - Netherlands 1 1413842400Oct 14
 Reconstruction of the National Theatre in Prague - Czech Republic 1 1413842400Oct 14
 Historic Building Protection and Energy Efficiency - Italy 1 1413842400Oct 14
 Core Theme Series Report - Public Sector, January 2013 to May 2014 1 1410912000Sep 14
 Executive Summary 2.3 - Encouraging other bodies to follow central government exemplary role in building renovation (art.5.7) 1 1404424800Jul 14
 Encouraging public buildings’ renovation - Bulgaria 1 1396389600Apr 14
 Energy Efficiency Program in the Public Administration - Portugal 1 1396389600Apr 14
 The EXIKONOMO project - Greece 1 1396389600Apr 14
 Green Lease Menu - Netherlands 1 1396310400Apr 14
 Executive Summary 2.2 - The Alternative Approach in Article 5 in Practice 1 1390345200Jan 14
 Alternative Approach in art. 5 in Practice - Netherlands 1 1383091200Oct 13
 Executive Summary 2.1 - Inventory of central government buildings 1 1371592800Jun 13
 National fund for environmental protection - Poland 1 1365544800Apr 13
 Good examples of making inventory of the central government building - Czech Republic 1 1364853600Apr 13
 SEAI Public Sector Programme in Ireland - Alan Ryan 1 1357081200Jan 13
 Energy Efficiency tools ICT and the public sector in the Netherlands - Cuno van Geet 1 1353452400Nov 12
 Procedures of Purchasing ICT products in the Public Sector - Cyprus 1 1353456000Nov 12
 Public Sector - Towards smarter green public procurement processes - Finland 1 1338501600May 12
 Public Sector - Mainstreaming Green Public Procurement - Nordic Countries 1 1338501600May 12
 Measuring Impacts - Energy Saving Caluation from Highways - Slovakia 1 1329087600Feb 12
 Measuring Impacts - Energy Counselling - Austria 1 1329087600Feb 12