EPC pilot project © Akershus FK Municipality
Akershus FK Municipality

Project Stakeholder

Akershus FK Municipality

EPC in Akershus FK Municipality – Norway

Facility and Initial Situation


  • 17 buildings with overall 28,187 m² net floor area in Akershus FK Municipality, Norway
  • The buildings comprise administration/office buildings, schools, a healthcare facility, a kindergarten and nursing homes.

Initial Situation

  • Information/presentation about the energy performance contracting (EPC) model for the property department.
  • The goal was to create trust in EPC as a model for implementation of energy efficiency (EE) measures.

Goals and Measures

Goals of building owner

  • Guaranteed energy savings and return on investments
  • Long-term reduction of energy consumption and operational costs
  • Upgrade general standard of buildings and catch up with maintenance lags
  • Carry out a large number of EE measures in a short time period compared to in-house solutions
  • Outsourcing of risk by engaging an EPC provider


  • Energy monitoring systems
  • Heat pumps
  • Regulation systems for heating plants
  • Ventilation, heat and light control systems
  • Heating system
  • Renewable energy source
  • Thermal insulation building shell and reinforcement
  • User trainings
  • Lighting


Installation of energy efficiency measures

2016 – 2017

Duration of the contract

9,8 years


1,320,928 €

Energy costs (Baseline)

411,340 €

Guaranteed savings in Euro

177,699 €/a

Guaranteed savings in %

43,2 %

Reduction of CO2 emissions

610 t/a

Innovations and Client’s Advantages

  • Reduction of CO2 emissions
  • Responded to EE goals in climate and energy plans in Akershus County where EPC is mentioned as a good EE solution.
  • EE trainings for staff and hence the increased EE knowledge among staff/building users.


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