The jury of the "Most Energy-Efficient Building in Latvia 2023" contest has completed the evaluation of this year's submitted projects, and we will congratulate the winners at the closing event on September 21 this year.
We also invite representatives of the media to the contest's closing event. The event will take place on September 21 at 3:00 pm at the "Barn" room of the University of Latvia Botanical Garden, Kandavas Street 2, Riga. Registration for the event is mandatory - please register for the event by 12:00 pm on September 20 here.
The "Most Energy-Efficient Building in Latvia 2023" contest was announced this April, and a total of 23 project applications were submitted. We remind everyone that until 11:59 pm on September 17 this year, every resident is invited to participate in the contest's proceedings and vote for their favorite energy-efficient building in Latvia. Voting is encouraged on the contest website: https://energoefektivakaeka.lv/2023-gads/balsosana. It is possible to vote once a day from one IP address.
About the "Most Energy-Efficient Building in Latvia" contest
For 13 years now, the contest has been organized by the Ministry of Economics; this year, it is being organized in collaboration with the Ministry of Climate and Energy and the Latvian Building Engineers Association. Detailed information about the contest is available on the website www.energoefektivakaeka.lv.
The aim of the contest is to promote best practices in building energy efficiency and sustainability by implementing energy-efficient construction, renovation, and reconstruction, thereby reducing greenhouse gas emissions and promoting public understanding of well-being, building insulation, indoor microclimate, as well as the importance and possibilities of reducing greenhouse gas emissions to create a high-quality, architecturally expressive living space.
This year's contest regulations were prepared in cooperation with the partners of the information campaign "Live Warmer" - the State Construction Control Bureau, the State Fire and Rescue Service, Riga Technical University, Riga Stradiņš University, the Latvian House Managers and Administrators Association, the Latvian Window and Door Manufacturers Association, the Building Materials Manufacturers Association, the Latvian Mineral Wool Manufacturers Association, and the Latvian Heat, Gas, and Water Technology Engineers Union.
The contest is co-financed by European Union funds. The contest is supported by SIA "Paroc", SIA "Saint-Gobain Building Products", SIA "Knauf", SIA "Rockwool", Development Finance Institution "Altum", AS "Latvenergo", VentSys, SIA "Kingspan Insulation", AS "Rīgas siltums", SIA "Robert Bosch", SIA "Innovation B&G". Informational supporters of the contest are the magazine "Building Engineer", the newspaper "Latvijas Avīze", construction portals www.abc.lv, https://archidea.lv/, www.building.lv, and www.buvbaze.lv.
Ministry of Economics
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