Analytical Center developed methods of involving energy service companies into the modernization of the regional housing fund under energy service contracts

5 may 2014 | Russian Utilities Services Complex

In the period from April to November 2013 the Analytical Center monitored the use of energy service model for energy efficient modernization of the housing fund and municipal structure objects. The results of this monitoring showed that there are companies on the domestic market who have material and intellectual resources for this modernization. At the same time, energy conservation development in housing sector is very slow.

Maria Shilina
Maria Shilina
Directorate for Housing and Communal Services

Head of the Directorate for Housing and Communal Services of the Analytical Center Maria Shilina discussed this issue in an article “Energy conservation in apartment buildings” published in a monthly business magazine “Russian utilities services complex” №5 (119). The Article describes the procedure of holding general owner meetings, denotes main obstacles for conducting energy conservation events in apartment buildings and problems related to the absence of standard contract, adequate information and financing difficulties. It also describes the main factors constraining the energy service development in a housing sector.

The Article notes that the Analytical Center in order to solve these problems developed methods of involving energy service companies into the modernization of regional housing fund under energy service contracts.