Energy Efficiency In Order to Achieve a Better Environment in Kindergartens

Project code:CB006.1.11.199
Project call:CB006.1
Priority axis / Specific objective:1.1 Environmental protection and sustainable use of the common natural resources of the CBC area
Type of project:Investment
Project duration in months:24
Project final contract amount:396861.18 €
Project EU co-financing rate:85.00 %
Project start date:17.10.2016
Project end date:16.10.2018
Project intervention field:085 Protection and enhancement of biodiversity, nature protection and green infrastructure
Project summary:

The project will increase the knowledge and awareness of sustainable living and the environmental impact and benefits of sustainable energies. The improvement of the kindergarten will reduce energy waste, improve health of the beneficiaries and promote a dialogue on the topic of our "environmental footprint”. The trainings aim to introduce and establish sustainable lifestyles to the beneficiaries through information, meeting the requested soft measures.
The trainings will target a community need by raising the general knowledge of the population in the matter of renewable and sustainable energies.  The trainings aim to introduce and establish sustainable lifestyles to the beneficiaries through an information, meeting the requested soft measures.
The main outputs are: improved knowledge and awareness of the collaborative project and increased communication and collaboration between the two municipalities; Improved, energy efficient Kindergarten of municipality of Sandanski that provides a healthy and safe place for the children to grow and learn: major roof repairs, repair compromised sections on the lower, ground level parts of the ground. Repair works aimed at restoring the damaged plaster; Implementation of energy efficiency measures - hermal insulation of the external layer on the facades, roofs and floors of the building, according to energy efficiency investment projects; rehabilitatated Kindergarten in Novo Selo; the increased knowledge in the area of clean soil, air, water and forest and in the area of energy efficiency and practical implementation; energy efficiency website: an Informational section, Energy Efficiency E-Calculator, and a Company Database including a user review section, an online forum for opinions, questions;
There will be campaigns in both municipalities in an open space, to raise awareness of environmental impact and to help popularize the project. 



Leading partner
Municipality of Sandanski
Municipality of Novo Selo
South-east region