Nationwide savings of 90 million euro/year / new interactive energy Advisor helps to recognize increased cost Berlin, 23 February 2010. Only a few tenants know the electricity costs for the operation of your heating system, although Germany 90 million euros per year could be saved in current operating costs. This established the non-profit co2online GmbH in the evaluation of more than 30,000 heating bills. Assistance is the new interactive BetriebsstromCheck”of co2online and an accompanying theme special on heizspiegel.de. Check each tenant can determine in a minute if he paid too much for the operating current. The individual results with hints for the next steps is so prepared that it can be redirected to the landlord or property management and lead optimization measures ideally on the heating system.
Every year 450 million kilowatt hours can save electricity and over 290,000 tons of CO2, if landlords and homeowners a few simple procedures in their Make heating and tenant get more transparency in the creation of heating bills,”expects Stefanie Jank of co2online and project leader of heating mirror campaign funded by the Federal Ministry of the environment before. Approximately equivalent to the annual electricity consumption of a town the size of Augsburg. Many heating bills lack transparency a problem when determining optimal operating electricity cost: lack of transparency of the heating expenses settlement. Operating costs should be listed as heating costs in the creation of heating bills. Only then the tenant can truly understand the cost and check”, stated Jank. This however always still not widely done as noted co2online in analyzing the heating bills of invoicing. Many heating bills are incomplete and have certain items such as the operating current”often not on. In these cases, only the direct demand helping the landlord who was obliged to the presentation of based on his calculations.
Where the tenants on his payroll operating costs can find what he should do if they are not listed and many more information around the topic of current tenants now can read at. About the heating mirror campaign the heating level campaign (www.heizspiegel.de) is initiated by the non-profit consultancy co2online mbH and promoted by the Federal Ministry of environment in the framework of the climate protection initiative. More 60 municipalities in Germany municipal heating mirrors use since 1995. Since 2005, the nationwide heating mirror is published. As a result, tenants and homeowners purchased nearly 30,000 individual heating advice.