Environment

Policy matters

Austria

Three levels of success: Lower Austria's effective eco-management scheme
08/04/2015
The The scheme has proved successful and has been copied in other parts of Austria and Europe. What distinguishes it from other schemes is a three-level voucher system that enables smaller organisations with fewer resources to participate at a less complex and cost-intensive entry level. The...
Austria adopts tough measures to increase energy efficiency in housing
01/02/2009
Tough new measures have been introduced in Austria to increase energy efficiency in both public and private buildings. These measures favour adoption of eco-innovative solutions A series of tough housing and construction measures to be implemented across the country's nine states from 2009 has...