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Kolding, Denmark - Using the European Ecolabel in procurement
The City of Kolding has one of the most advanced approaches to sustainable procurement in Europe. This case study examines the use of the European Ecolabel (Flower) in tendering.
English
Denmark
Textiles, Transport and vehicles, Cleaning, Office stationery
General GPP/SPP, Ecolabels
European Commission, DG Environment
2008
ARPAT - Green cleaning in Tuscany
Since 2009 ARPAT, the Environmental Protection Agency of Tuscany, has included strict criteria in all cleaning service tenders related to the mthods employed and the products used. The Procura+ and EC GPP criteria are used.
English
Italy
Cleaning
General GPP/SPP
ARPAT - Regional Environmental Agency for Tuscany
2009
Optimising voltage supply - DFID, UK
The UK Department of International Development (DFID) purchased and installed voltage optimisation equipment in 2008. The measure lead to
a 15% reduction in energy consumption, saving £6,000 per month, and 90 tonnes of carbon per year, with a payback period of 3 years.
English
United Kingdom
Energy
General GPP/SPP, , , Energy efficiency
Office of Government Commerce (OGC), UK
2009
SMART SPP - Innovation through sustainable procurement - Case study series
A series of case studies from five public organisations in Denmark, Portugal, Spain and the UK. demonstrating effective approaches to purchasing innovative, energy efficient products.
Also available in Danish, Portuguese and Spanish on the website.
English
Denmark, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom
Transport and vehicles, Lighting
Energy efficiency, Innovation procurement (PPI)
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
2011
Weiz District Authority Office, Austria - Innovative facade and ventilation systems
The Headquarters of the Weiz District authority was renovated to a highly energy efficient standard through the use of innovative facade elements and ventilation systems. Overall heating energy demand per m2 has been reduced by 80%.
English
Germany
Buildings and construction
Energy efficiency, Innovation procurement (PPI)
SCI-Network
2011
Biberstrasse 5, Vienna, Austria - Historical renovation with sustainable material
The refurbishment of this historic building addressed energy-efficiency, and ventilation. The klima:aktiv tool was applied in the renovation process, which includes a 33% reduction in energy demand for heating and cooling as well as innovative energy monitoring techniques.
English
Austria
Buildings and construction
Energy efficiency, Innovation procurement (PPI)
SCI-Network
2011
Transport for London - Construction innovation seminars
A case study examining construction innovation seminars held by Transport for London (TfL) to capture innovative ideas around sustainable construction from its current construction suppliers.
English
United Kingdom
Buildings and construction
Innovation procurement (PPI)
SCI-Network
2011
RAKLI, Finland - Innovation procurement clinics
The Procurement Clinics scheme run by RAKLI (the Finnish Association of Building Owners and Construction Clients) is designed to facilitate dialogue between public sector clients and potential service providers. Workshops involving clients, suppliers and other relevant actors analyse a specific procurement problem indicated by a client, and publicly present identified solutions.
English
Finland
Innovation procurement (PPI) , , SMEs(small and medium sized enterprises)
SCI-Network
2011
Lion House, Alnwick - Sustainable construction in the UK
A new office for the UK Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) was the first to achieve the A+ Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating, together with BREEAM Excellent, thanks to a commitment throughout the process to innovative sustainable design.
English
United Kingdom
Buildings and construction
Office of Government Commerce (OGC), UK
2009
Green procurement makes a difference! Prime examples from the Nordic countries
This document presents a number of examples of green procurement in the Nordic Region.
English
Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, Faroe Islands, Greenland
General GPP/SPP
Nordic Council of Ministers
2009