EPC pilot project © Educational-rehabilitation center

Project Stakeholder

University of National and World Economy

Educational and Rehabilitation Facility of UNWE in Ravda – Bulgaria

Facility and Initial Situation


  • Facility of UNWE Sofia (University of National and World Economy) for ist students and professors for vacancies
  • Located in Ravda, district of Bourgas, for recreation, sport and conferences
  • Provides 46 rooms, 3 apartments, conference halls, a sport hall, a canteen and a bar
  • 4 floors of about 4,500 m²

Initial Situation

  • Annual electricity consumption: 117,448 kWh/a
  • Annual electricity consumption for heating and ventilation: 516,916 kWh/a
  • Annual energy consumption for hot water: 89,889 kWh/a

Goals and Measures

Goals of building owner

  • Reduce the consumption of electrical energy
  • Improve the comfort of the students


  • Thermal insulation of external walls
  • Window replacement
  • Insulation of roof
  • Insulation of the floor (jetties)
  • Energy efficiency measures for the hot water supply: solar collectors, thermal pumps


Installation of energy efficiency measures


Duration of the contract

6 years

Total Investment

260,466 €

Energy costs (Baseline)

67,890 €

Guaranteed savings in Euro

36,031 €/a

Guaranteed savings in %

53,2 %

Reduction of CO2 emissions

243,33 t/a

Innovations and Client’s Advantages

  • Financing: Credit from Bulgarian Energy Efficiency and Renewable Sources Fund (75 percent) as well as own funds (25 percent).

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