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Good Practice Policy Examples

Targets and planning

GPE14
Sustainable urban district development: demonstration project Hannover, Kronsberg
Type: Energy-efficient spatial planning and urban district planning
Germany
GPE30
Curve Breaker Agreement
Type: Voluntary Agreements with commercial or public organisations
Denmark

Infrastructure and funding

GPE19
Energy Efficiency Utility Program of Vermont
Type: Energy efficiency funds
United States
GPE42
Energy companies' efficiency efforts
Type: Energy saving obligations for energy companies
Denmark
GPE51
Energy Efficiency and Demand Side Management Incentive Program
Type: Feed-in-tariff for certified energy savings
South Africa

Eliminating distortions

GPE46
Tokyo Emissions Trading System
Type: Energy/CO2 taxation and emissions trading
Japan

Regulation

GPE26
Regulations for Energy efficiency of building design and operation in new and refurbished buildings
Type: Minimum energy performance standards (MEPS)
China

Transparency and Information

GPE23
Building Energy Rating
Type: Mandatory energy performance certificates & equipment labels
Ireland
GPE41
Energy Guides
Type: Energy advice & assistance during design and construction
Germany
GPE40
co2online
Type: Provision of information
Germany
GPE27
Local Energy Information Centres
Type: Provision of information
France
GPE31
Mission E – Energy Efficiency, Savings, Emissions, Commitment
Type: Feedback and measures on behaviour
Germany

Incentives and financing

GPE43
Incentives and measures to promote Solar Water Heating in Barbados
Type: Financial Incentives for ULEB and deep retrofits
Barbados
GPE45
Energy Revolution
Type: Financial Incentives for ULEB and deep retrofits
Cuba
GPE25
KfW Energy Efficient Refurbishment and KfW EnergyEfficient Construction
Type: Financing
Germany
GPE24
Programme for the promotion of solar water heaters in Tunisia
Type: Financing
Tunisia
GPE15
Green Mortgages and This is your house
Type: Financing
Mexico

RD&D and BAT promotion

GPE32
MED-ENEC demonstration projects for energy efficiency in Buildings
Type: Funding for research, development and demonstration (RD&D) projects
Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestinian Territory, Occupied, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia
GPE2
Passive House Standard for Municipally Owned and Municipally Used Buildings in Frankfurt am Main
Type: Public sector programmes
Germany

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