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Workshop on Energy Auditing and Improved Energy Efficiency of Buildings

01/01/2009 00:00 - 01/01/2009 00:00  

IEA Annex46 Workshop on Energy Auditing and Improved Energy Efficiency of Buildings 2nd of June, 2009 at the Finnish-Russian Innovation Centre in St Petersburg,

Address: Dobrolyubova Prospect 8



(subject to changes)

 9.30 - 10.00 Registration of the participants and coffee

10.00 - 10.15 Welcome and opening
Timo Koponen, Director of Finnish-Russian Innovation Centre, Finland

10.15 - 10.45 R & D policy and activities in the field of energy efficiency and the latest energy efficiency & energy saving initiatives to be implemented in Russia
Liudmila Orletskaya, Rosnauka, Federal Agency on Science and Innovations, Russia

10.45 - 11.15 Energy saving actions in building sector and implementation of the national energy and climate strategy of Finland
Tapio Jalo and Antero Punttila, Motiva Oy, Finland

11.15 - 11.45 Energy saving as part of the economical stimulus packages of the new administration of USA
Cyrus Nasseri, US Department of Energy, USA

11.45 - 12.15 Environmental issues and energy and water saving actions in the city administration of St. Petersburg
Alla Prokofyeva, Apparatus of Ombudsman Saint Petersburg, Russia

12.15 - 12.40 Coffee/Tea Break

12.40 - 13.00 IEA ECBCS activities aiming at improved energy efficiency in buildings and communities – Annex 46 collaboration as an example
Alexander Zhivov, CERL, USA

13.00 - 13.20 ICT-based tools and information for energy retrofitting of public buildings (presentation and demonstration of IT-Toolkit of Annex 46)
Heike & Hans Erhorn, Fraunhofer IBP, Germany

13.20 - 13.40 Typical problems and barriers for energy efficiency improvements in building sector in Russia
Valery A. Nefedov, SPSUACE, Russia

13.40 - 14.00 Special Features of Energy Conservation in Historical Buildings
Gerard Guarracino and Richard Cantin, ENTPE, France

14.00 - 14.20 Energy Assessment Protocol as a tool for Energy Conservation
Jorma Pietiläinen, VTT, Finland

14.20 - 14.40 Database for the selection of Energy Conservation Opportunities and Measures in Buildings
Edward Morofsky, PWGSC, Canada

14.40 - 15.00 Energy saving and business opportunities in lighting in Russia
Larissa Ilina, Targetti-Poulsen, Russia-Finland

15.00 - 15.20 Coffee/Tee and Snack

15.20 - 15.40 Prospect of development of small water-power engineering in Leningrad region
Maria Visotskaya, GenStroyProekt, Russia

15.40 - 16.00 Awareness and capacity building among youth, the coming decision makers of the city
Natalia I. Koryakina, VODOKANAL of St. Petersburg, Russia

16.00 - 16.20 Energy Audit Services in Foreign Environment and Culture, Practical Experiences from Vietnam
Ronde Hidde, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

16.20 - 16.40 Cultural, mental and economical obstacles of environmental improvement policies in Russia and ways to overcoming
Inga Ivanova, Dutch-Russian International Center, Russia

16.40 - 17.00 Energy Performance Contracting in the Financing and Implementation of Energy Saving Measures
John Shonder, ORNL, USA

17.00 - 17.20 Thermography as a tool for energy auditor, some examples from the city of St Petersburg
Dennis Lezdin ZAO "Tekhnika. Teplovidenie. Medicine." Russia

17.20 - 17.40 Energy conservation in buildings in China
Ms.Duanmu Lin, Dalian Technical University, China

17.40 - 18.00 Role of Research, Education and Training in Energy Efficiency in Russia
Inga Skvortcova, St Petersburg State Polytechnical University, Russia

18.00 - 20.00 Closing the workshop, Reception & Networking

In the workshop there will be simultaneous translation English – Russian – English. Registration via email to


For further information about the workshop, please do not hesitate to contact:

Elena Kniazeva, Office Manager
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Russia, Apollo Center
Phone: +7 812 335 2234
Fax:  +7 812 335 2236
GSM: +7 921 781 7770