Federal Environment Ministry

Climate protection campaign and Federal Environment Ministry are looking for the best climate protection projects in Germany’s schools / prizes of 50,000 per application deadline: 18 March 2014 Berlin, 7 January 2014. Students show nationwide, how climate works: set up for the school run communities, initiate garbage collecting in the neighborhood, or take the climate balance sheets of food under the microscope. “The best school project from each State draws the campaign promoted by the Ministry for environment climate seeks protection” from every year within the framework of the Energiesparmeister competition. Today starts the competition in the tenth round. On the competition side of students and teachers of all types of schools can compete nationwide individually or as a team until March 18, 2014. A special importance in the climate protection schools. For one, they belong to the largest energy consumers in public.

On the other hand they offer a good room as places of learning, to create an awareness for the issue, “says Jury member Johnny strange, singer of the Band Culcha candela. A total of 200 schools and approximately 20,000 students from all over Germany competed for 2013 with their projects. This is a great result, we aim to increase even more this year. We hope that the precedent of the 16 national champions helps to stimulate new climate protection projects. I’m very excited about what has happened since then in the individual federal States”, as Johnny strange next. The 16 Finalist Prizes totalling 50,000 euros in early April 2014 an expert jury selects the 16 finalists from the Federal States, whose involved is rewarded with money and prizes in the total value of a total of 50,000 euros. What school the coveted title Energiesparmeister gold”receives and is thus not only national winner, but also wins an extra prize money, teachers, students and their friends via Internet voting, then decide.

Technical University

Until August 31, towns and villages in the competition can ‘ communities for climate protection ‘ apply Berlin, August 16, 2011. Final spurt in the nationwide community competition of the Association of heat pumps (BWP) e.V. municipalities can submit their innovative heat pump projects until the end of August. From 2012, public buildings must assume a role model for the expansion of renewable energies in the heating market. But already many good reasons move more and more local authorities to do so, to choose heat pumps-heating in their construction projects: no harmful emissions locally, a contribution to environmental protection, independence from oil and gas, reducing ongoing costs and support the domestic economy. In addition, many communities benefit from the State programmes for the refurbishment of municipal buildings.

Local authorities, which want to make public their commitment to environmental and climate protection, are invited to participate in the competition of the BWP. As projects various municipal facilities in question, about schools, sports facilities or town halls, museums, courts or public clinics. Each municipality can apply with a photo of the renovated or newly constructed building and the heat pump, as well as specific information on the project. The terms and conditions and more information see kommune competition interested parties. The winning municipality on September 27th at the 9th Forum will heat pump in Nuremberg with a green sign as excellent place of the heat pump”awards.

The competition to set new impulses for the ecological and climate-friendly orientation of municipal construction projects. The use of heat pump systems in public buildings stands for modernity and progress. In competitions such as communities for climate protection”communities show their innovativeness and future orientation”, Karl-Heinz Stawiarski, Managing Director of the BWP. The environmental friendliness of heat pumps is also scientifically proven. According to a study by the Technical University of Munich can save a climate-damaging CO2 emissions expertly built systems compared to conventional heating systems, about 50 percent. The energy consumption is significantly reduced, because heat pumps use free ambient heat from the soil, groundwater or air. Of obtaining 100 percent you need heat only about 25 percent electricity, 75 percent come directly from the environment. “For more information on zeichen.setzen.