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Hennadii Zubko: Ministry of Regional Development will offer up to 50% reimbursement for comprehensive thermo-modernization of buildings
04.02.2016 | 17:41

The Ministry of Regional Development is elaborating changes to the Action Plan on thermal modernization, which will enable improving the conditions for compensation "warm" loans and the efficient use of funds. This was stated by Vice Prime Minister/Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities of Ukraine Hennadii Zubko at a briefing on Thursday.

"On condition of holding a comprehensive thermal modernization of building – installation of individual heating unit, insulation of walls, replacement of windows, roof repair – we will be offering up to 50% compensation of a "warm" loan", said Hennadii Zubko.

The official noted that the Ministry of Regional Development jointly with the German Government had developed a concept of establishing the Energy Efficiency Fund to be filled from state and local budgets, donors. According to him, this model includes an opportunity to direct the money saved from subsidies as a result of energy efficiency measures. "The model has been worked out together with the EU, and we hope to attract funds from international donors," he said.

"Our goal for this year is to form a technical guide how to insulate houses. We will also offer a model insulation project for high-rise buildings. But it is necessary to adopt a Law "On energy efficiency of buildings", developed in accordance with the Directive of the European Parliament and of the EU Council 2010/31/EU", summed up Hennadii Zubko.


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