Charikleia Karakosta – National Technical University of Athens, School of Electrical & Computer Engineering, 9, Iroon Polytechniou
str., 15780, Zografou, Athens, Greece

Zoi Mylona – HOLISTIC IKE, 507, Mesogion Av.Ag. Paraskevi, 15343 Athens, Greece

Decision support;
Energy efficiency;
Sustainable finance;
Leverage private finance;
Building sector



The energy efficiency market is fragmented over many types of pro­jects and contract types, small portfolios and many methods for assessing pro­ject risk, which disrupts market growth. These current insufficient trends ob­served in the renovation rates of buildings reveal the urgent need for action. To address this, appropriate implementation of energy efficiency measures which are adopted by the majority of final energy users is a must, but which are the proper initiatives required to further assist the acceleration of the EE projects’ successful implementation? The aim of this paper is to present the methodo­logical framework leading to the creation of an effective energy efficiency mar­ketplace, bringing together energy services and sustainable finance techniques, with the ultimate purpose of accelerating building renovation rates. The meth­odology is focused on the aggregation of energy projects to packaged solu­tions, so as to transform the complex set of decision-making actions for build­ing renovation into a user-friendly and single-entry ICT-enabled solution.

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