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Creating tangible benefits

The project will lead to a series of impacts which can be summarized as follows:
  • Reduction of primary energy demand
  • Savings of 1 Mt CO2e/year in shopping malls by 2020
  • Significant use of Renewable Energy Sources
  • Demonstration of a return on investment within 7 years
  • Training of skilled workers and SME contractors in the construction sector
Other benefits of the project are:
  • It is directly linked to the market reality and relevant industry actors
  • It has a high replication potential and could trigger an increase  of renovation rates
  • Mobilises significant industry investment
  • Triggers creation of 20’000 new jobs
  • Improves outdoor and indoor environment by empowering shopping malls to move from consumerism to lighthouses for energy conservation