Training workshop and a roundtable with stakeholders in Cyprus

On Thursday 19th of May 2016, it was realized in Cyprus a training workshop and a roundtable with stakeholders on the topic of Green Public Procurement. The event was organized by the Cyprus Energy Agency and the Department of Environment in Cyprus, in the framework of GreenS project.

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The main objective of the workshop was to present to the local stakeholders the EU policies and Strategies on GPP, the circular economy and circular procurement as well as an introduction of key criteria for the GPP categories vehicles and office equipment. Experiences from the invited key experts from ICLEI were shared among the participants and a roundtable discussion was followed on the topic.

Afterwards, a study visit was realized to the recently energy refurbished public building of the Department of Electrical and Mechanical Services of Cyprus where GPP was used for the upgrade of the building to Energy Class B+. To the building, energy efficiency improvement measures were applied like thermal insulation of the roof and the facade, installation of high efficient double glazing windows, installation of smart meters, automations to the lighting system, replacement of conventional lamps with efficient led bulbs, installation of photovoltaic system and green roof.

For further information contact Cyprus Energy Agency at savvas.vlachos@cea.org.cy

 

Source: CEA