We are very glad that the ChangeBest final event was part of the ESCO 2012 Europe Conference.

ESCO Europe 2012 is the region’s premier ESCO conference uniting 200+ ESCO, utilities, energy management professionals, government policy shapers, financiers and technical solution providers looking to monetize energy efficiency projects. This year’s conference delivered best practices into securing finance and cost effectively deploying energy efficiency projects.

Get leading perspectives into the best business models, how to develop new profitable energy efficiency services from the results of the ChangeBest project. This session highlighted some new approaches and new energy efficiency services that you can start to offer, to generate additional revenue, through a range of case studies from Germany, France, Denmark, Portugal, Spain and Latvia.


Session programme, download all session papers here!




From EES ideas to profitable business cases

  • Developing new and profitable energy efficiency services
  • Overview of newly developed and tested EES in the course of the ChangeBest project
  • Main messages from selected business cases of new EES tested in the course of ChangeBest

Wolfgang Irrek, Professor for Energy Management and Energy Services at Ruhr West University of Applied Sciences (HRW), Germany





Learning from ChangeBest field tests of new profitable EES - Renewed interest and good arguments of energy companies entering the market and expanding their EES businesses

  • Marketing partial and full EES in mass markets- Lokaenergi’s strategic energy efficiency dialogue in Denmark

Erik Gudbjerg, Director, Lokalenergi, Denmark

  • Can white certificate schemes stimulate development and marketing of EES in new market segments? Activities by EDF and co-operation partners in the French B2B and B2C  market

Paul Baudry, Senior Reseacher, EDF, France

  • The case of CMI Greenline Europe: EES and engineering for processing industry (SMI)

Christian Constant, CMI Greenline Europe




Networking coffee




Learning from ChangeBest field tests of new profitable EES - Chances for ESCOs with little experience

  • ESCOs with little experience only can develop profitable ESS - Arquiservices’s EES for replacement of conventional lighting by led in Portugal

Carlos Samora, CEO, Arquiservice, Portugal

  • Do you always have to re-invent the wheel in the public sector? A pilot project for 2,000 public ESCO tenders planned by the Spanish Government

Jose Antonio de Lama, Director of Energy Services, CLECE, Spain

  • Overcoming financing problems for ESCO business in comprehensive refurbishment of multifamily residential buildings in Latvia -

Eric Berman, Chairman of the Board, RENESCO, Latvia


Case Studies

Complete energy efficiency services and engineering for the processing industry


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Energy Performance Contracting with integrated building envelope energy efficiency measures


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Energy Efficiency for Refrigeration Systems


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Save your house by saving energy!


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Energy efficient services development in Canary Islands hotels


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Strategic energy efficiency dialogue


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Circulation pump exchange programme B2C


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