EPC pilot project © Nittedal Municipality
Nittedal Municipality

Project Stakeholder

Nittedal Municipality

EPC in Nittedal Municipality – Norway

Facility and Initial Situation


  • 25 buildings with overall 78,258 m² net floor area in Nittedal 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

7,7 years


2,770,103 €

Energy costs (Baseline)

1,069,485 €

Guaranteed savings in Euro

422,446 €/a

Guaranteed savings in %

39,5 %

Reduction of CO2 emissions

1,586 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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