New methodology of the Analytical Center

24 april 2014

Head of the Directorate for Housing and Communal Services of the Analytical Center Maria Shilina reported at the second All-Russian Forum “Regaining leadership” about the methodology developed by the Analytical Center in order to start an efficient modernization of apartment buildings according to the energy service contracts scheme, as well as about the results of joint activity in this area with the profile public authorities in Moscow.

The topic of the second All-Russian Forum “Regaining leadership” organized by the media holding “Expert” together with the liberal platform of the political party “United Russia” – “How to increase competitiveness of the Russian economy”.

Methodology that Maria Shilina told about includes tools which allow to overcome two key barriers that hinder the development of energy service modernization of apartment buildings according to the energy service contracts scheme – the absence of verifiable information on the situation of apartment buildings and utilities consumption for choosing the energy service company, as well as difficulties encountered by energy service companies in “entering” the apartment buildings in order to provide their maintenance services through the procedure of general meetings.

Within the frameworks of joint activity of the Analytical Center and the regions training activities are being held, for profile regional authorities, local governments, management companies and householders’ society, landlords of apartment buildings, as well as assistance in adaptation to the appropriate regional regulatory framework is being provided.

Implementation of the program resulted in creation of necessary conditions for involving energy service companies in the housing modernization without any spendings from the budgets of all levels.