The objective of the project is to reduce the energy consumption and related GHG emissions with the focus on new residential buildings by introducing new performance based building design and construction standards with related energy certification scheme(s) and by ensuring their effective implementation and enforcement. By this, the energy consumption of new buildings is sought to be cut by at least 70% compared to the existing building stock constructed before 1993 and by 40% compared to the buildings erected in accordance with the current construction norms and thermal standards in place.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
4228
Country
Belarus
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Approval FY
2011
Status
Project Approved
Region
Europe and Central Asia
Executing Agencies
Department on Energy Efficiency under the State Committee on Standardization of Belarus, Ministry of Architecture and Construction, Ministry of Environment
GEF Period
GEF - 4
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund

Financials

USD
Co-financing Total
27,700,000
GEF Project Grant
4,500,000
GEF Agency Fees
450,000

Timeline

Received by GEF
16 Mar 2010
Concept Approved
29 Jun 2010
Project Approved for Implementation
13 Dec 2011