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Program of the SEE Conference

11 March 2015

Vihren Hall



9.45 Official opening in Mussala Hall


The Future of District Energy in the EU

Organizer: EUROHEAT & POWER, Belgium


Moderator: Eloi Piel, Euroheat & Power, Belgium

10.30 Introduction, Overview of the EU Priorities, Challenges and Opportunities for District Heating - Eloi Piel, Euroheat & Power, Belgium

10.50 Realization of Renovation, Upgrading and Integration of Renewables in District Heating Projects - Christian Engel, Thermaflex, Austria

11.10 Financing Refurbishment and New Developments - George Chavdarov, European Investment Bank

11.30 Trends in the District Energy Sector: Industry Perspective - Andreas Ochsenbauer, Samson, Germany

11.50 Fast Pyrolisis  - Yavor Jekov, IRES, Bulgaria

12.10 Discussion
12.20 Break


EE Conference

In partnership with ENEP

Moderator: Michiel Steerneman, ENEP, the Netherlands

13.30 Energy Efficiency Networks Help to Reduce Energy Costs - Heiko Schmidt, German Association of Sustainability- and Eco-Management Professionals (VNU)

13.50 Optimizing Production – and thus Revenues – from Renewable Energy Power Plants - Jürgen Ludwig, REA, Germany

14.10 Bulgarian Steps to Improve Residential Buildings - Dessislava Yordanova,Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works, Bulgaria

14.30 The Increase of the Energy Efficiency of Buildings will Reduce/eliminate the Need for New Energy Plants – Goran Milanov, Bulgarian Facility Management Association

14.50 EU Directive and the Bulgarian EE Legislation – Stefan Kinarev, Chamber of Engineers in the Investment Design

15.10 Coffee Break

                                              Building Isolation Materials

Moderator: Dimitar Nazarski, Bulgarian Association for Construction Insulation and Waterproofing


16.00 Insulation Choices for Nearly Zero Energy Buildings - Oliver Loebel, PU Europe, Belgium

16.20 The Significance of Developing a New Generation of Inorganic Insulation Materials and Building Insulation Masonry Components, Suitable for Applications Both in New and Retrofitted Buildings – the LEEMA project- Anna Gaki, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

16.40 Trends and Developments in the Insulation Sector – Dimitar Nazarski, Bulgarian Association for Construction Insulation and Waterproofing

17.00 Discussion




Exhibitions & Conferences

Waste Management & Recycling

Sofia Sport & Healthy Life Exhibition

Via Expo is a Member of:

Bulgarian Association of Recycling

Bulgarian Photovoltaic Association

Bulgarian- Swiss Chamber of Commerce

German-Bulgarian Chamber of Industry and Commerce

Bulgarian Industrial Association


Adopting a Green Lifestyle

Prime:  prime Subtitle:  What values are implied by the word ‘green’? Images: I’ve always struggled with the word “green.” I’m not quite sure what “green building” means, but most definitions include the idea of environmental responsibility...
23/09/16|02:32 --

TV Energy Labels May Be Misleading

Subtitle:  A study by the National Resource Defense Council claims manufacturers ‘exploit’ a loophole in government test procedures Images: Recently manufactured televisions could be using twice as much electricity as shown on government-required EnergyGuide labels as makers exploit a weakness in the Department of Energy's test procedures, the Natural Resource Defense Council says...
23/09/16|12:12 --

EUR 150 Mio support for a biomass and waste-fired cogeneration plant in Lithuania approved by the EC

The state owned energy group of Lithuania is building a EUR 345 million biomass and waste-fired...
19/09/16|04:40 --

Nevada Solar Customers Win a Round

Subtitle:  Customers who have already installed photovoltaic (PV) systems will keep full retail net metering Images: Homeowners in Nevada with photovoltaic(PV) Generation of electricity directly from sunlight. A photovoltaic cell has no moving parts; electrons are energized by sunlight and result in current flow...
19/09/16|03:54 --

Georgia City Bucks Wood High-Rise Trend

Subtitle:  In Sandy Springs, Georgia, wood structural components won't be allowed in large buildings over three stories tall Images: For some builders and architects, wood is the building material of the future, with lower costs and less embodied energyEnergy that goes into making a product; includes energy required for growth, extraction, and transportation of the raw material as well as manufacture, packaging, and transportation of the finished product...
16/09/16|04:27 --

Indoor Microbes and Human Health

Prime:  prime Subtitle:  How do the bacteria and fungi living in our homes affect our health? Images: The word “health” is usually reserved for living things. Our children can be healthy or unhealthy, and so can our pets and the apple trees in the back yard...
16/09/16|02:29 --

GE Will Drop Heat-Pump Water Heaters

Subtitle:  After a 2012 launch, sales prove disappointing despite efficiencies much higher than conventional electric units Images: Improved energy efficiency, utility incentives, and a federal tax credit aren't going to be enough to save GE's GeoSpring heat-pump water heaterAn appliance that uses an air-source heat pump to heat domestic hot water...
14/09/16|12:38 --

A Web-Based Information Resource From the DOE

Prime:  prime Subtitle:  The Building America Solution Center aims to be a one-stop information library for energy-conscious builders Images: The Building America program, a branch of the U...
09/09/16|02:15 --