Policy matters


Three levels of success: Lower Austria's effective eco-management scheme
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
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...