Koeberlé High School, Sélestat, renovated under an Energy Performance Contract
A driver of the energy transition, the Energy Performance Contract (EPC) is the main contractual model for facilitating energy improvement objectives required for major work on buildings. The pioneering French regions of Centre-Val de Loire and Alsace Champagne-Ardenne Lorraine have experimented with the EPC, in collaboration with Eiffage Énergie and Cofely Services, for the large-scale renovation of their high schools. They will provide feedback on their experience during a morning of discussion on May 27, 2016 at the CSTB Paris office, organized by the ADEME (the French Environment and Energy Management Agency) and the CSTB, with the participation of the CEREMA (French Center for the Study and Expertise of Risks, the Environment, Mobility and Development), which also used these contracts for renovation projects on state-owned property.
The Energy Performance Contract: improving energy efficiency
Without mechanisms to guarantee energy performance outcomes, the ambitious objectives of reducing the energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions of buildings might not be met. Defined by a European directive, the Energy Performance Contract is designed to foster compliance with the required objectives, mobilizing human resources and project funding with an obligation to deliver results. It responds to the high expectations of local authorities and market stakeholders concerning energy performance guarantees.tière de Garantie de performance énergétique.
Share feedback on the EPC
The Energy Performance Contracts (EPC) of the French regions of Centre-Val de Loire and Alsace Champagne-Ardenne Lorraine are the first EPCs awarded under the partnership agreement procedure (EPPA: Energy Performance Partnership Agreements) which covers major work on buildings, as well as supplies and services. As part of a study co-financed by the ADEME (French Environment and Energy Management Agency) and the CSTB, the CSTB analyzed two projects for three years. The CEREMA also assisted the French government for the implementation of service EPCs for its property assets.
The results will be presented by the stakeholders of these projects during a morning of discussion on May 27, 2016 at the CSTB Paris office.
Find out more:
- The CSTB Carnot Institute's Energy Performance Expertise
- The Energy Performance Contract for local authorities, site of the French Ministry of the Environment, Energy and the Sea