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Passive house – Active consumer, Kiev 5 September

Please find below a report and pictures from “Passive house – Active consumer. Energy efficiency in residential sector” – an alumni event organised by Georgii Valdenmaiier and Julia Shevchenko in the Ukraine:

The event was held in Kyiv on 5 September and organized by SI alumni Georgii Valdenmaiier and Julia Shevchenko.

The seminar included 7 short lectures on different topics regarding energy efficiency – from energy efficient architecture to energy cooperatives.

The event started with short presentation of the SI Alumni Network and the idea of the seminar held by Georgii Valdenmaiier.

The very first lectures was provided by young successful Belarusian architect Aleksandr Kucharavy. Aleksandr presented the concepts of passive, active and multifunctional houses. In the second part speaker shared with audience personal experience of building multifunctional houses in Belarus and Ukraine. Read more » >>

Invitation: “Passive house – Active consumer”, 5 September in Ukraine

Below is an invitation from Georgii Valdenmaiier and Iuliia Shevchenko who received a grant in 2015 to organise an alumni event. 

Dear SI Alumni,

We would like to invite you to participate in the seminar “Passive house – Active consumer. Energy efficiency in residential sector” highlighting sustainable energy projects in Ukraine. The event is organized by SI alumni Georgii Valdenmaiier and Iuliia Shevchenko with support of the Swedish Institute.

One of the main goals of the event is to continue building the local SI Alumni network in Ukraine. Our ambition is that this event will assist in establishing new contacts, creating awareness about sustainable technologies in daily life, sharing of ideas and experiences of successful projects in Ukraine.  The event will include several short lectures about successive examples of energy-efficient buildings in Europe and Ukraine, ideas and examples of social initiatives and energy cooperatives, financial opportunities for optimizing energy consumption and renovating residential sector.

Are you interested in knowing more about sustainable energy technologies and how to make your home more energy-efficient and sustainable? Come to our event in Kyiv on 5th of September! Read more » >>