VB Schools and Covenant of Mayors
The project promotes resource efficiency in primary schools and home residences of children involved in the project.
The project works on various levels:
1. Awarness: we stimulate eneregy savings (both in school and at home) by developing a contest and educational and awarness-raising material. We aim for an energy reduction by changing behaviour of 10%.
2. Analysis: the analysis of various school buildings will provide a view on possible infrastructural adjustments that need to be made within the schools and - by extension- other non-participating schools. Entrepeneurs will be stimulated to gain knowledge on specific adjustments in school buildings and residences.
3. Financial opportunities. As most schools often don't have the budget to make big changes (isolation, solar panels,...), various ways of financing these projects will be investigated. Good examples (ESCO, cooperatives,...) will be communicated to the schools.