Energy Saving Initiative in the Building Sector in the Eastern European and Central Asian Countries (ESIB)
• Supporting the development and the enforcement of energy efficiency-related legislation in the building sector including drafting of building standards and codes, as well as the promotion of regional harmonisation of policies and regulatory practices.
• Identifying the limitations in awareness of EE and RE opportunities and the obstacles to the transfer of best practice and technology, and supporting relevant awareness-raising initiatives.
• Supporting an enabling investment climate for energy conservation projects, including identification and assistance to the preparation of Energy Efficiency investments in the building sector for submission to International Financial Institutions (IFIs).
• Assessing the needs for strengthening capacity in energy auditing, building technologies and design, and providing appropriate training and networking programmes.