In Kiev, opened the upgraded energy efficient kindergarten

11.12.2012

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In the Obolon district of the capital, December 11, 2012, opened the modernized with the latest energy efficient technologies preschool education. The opening was attended by Chairman of Kyiv City State Administration Oleksandr Popov, Director of the USAID Mission in Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova Jed Barton, director of “DTEK” Maxim Timchenko.

The project is in pre-school building number 573 was made warming the roof and exterior walls, replaced windows and doors, upgraded heating system inside the building, the reconstruction of the lighting system, installed solar systems (solar), introduced a system of automatic remote data collection on energy consumption, etc.

“Termosanatsiya kindergartens – a strategically important project for Kiev. This program will not only ensure a comfortable environment for the education of our children, but also enable significant cost savings on energy resources. Our task – to modernize on this principle all pre-schools of the city. I am confident that over time, this practice should be extended to other institutions of Kiev “, – said Alexander Popov.

«USAID through its project” Municipal Heating Reform in Ukraine “support energy efficiency in heating both the national and local levels to ensure the best quality, efficiency and reliability of heating services. This kindergarten is a good example of how energy efficiency measures pose to children and their caregivers the necessary comfort at a lower cost, “- said Jed Barton, Director of USAID Mission in Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova.

“Termosanatsiya kindergarten number 573 – this is a pilot project on the basis of which to evaluate the efficacy and importance of the work on thermal buildings. Our common goal – to kick-start the mass development of these projects and we are confident that after seeing the positive results of other market participants also continue our initiative. Energy efficiency is one of the priorities of social investment DTEK, which in 2013 will be more than doubled to 120 million UAH “, – commented CEO Maxim Timchenko, DTEK.

Immediately after the external conditions of the room, a round table on the theme: “Energy efficiency of the capital: the strategic direction – the first steps.”

The discussion was attended by Chairman of the Kyiv City State Administration Oleksandr Popov, first deputy chairman of the Kyiv City State Administration Oleksandr Mazurchak, First Deputy Minister of Regional Development, Construction and Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine Oleksandr Alipov, chairman of the State Agency for Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine Nikolai Pashkevich, director of the municipal enterprise “DHW” Anatoly Kozlenko, USAID mission Director Jed Barton, director of “DTEK” Maxim Timchenko.

Recall, a pilot project on integrated termosanatsii kindergarten implemented in Kiev due to the signed Memorandum of Understanding between the KSCA, the project USAID «Municipal Heating Reform in Ukraine” and LLC “DTEK”.

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