IEA Annex46 Workshop on Energy Auditing and Improved Energy Efficiency of Buildings


 2nd of June, 2009

at the Finnish-Russian Innovation Centre in St Petersburg,

Address: Dobrolyubova Prospect 8 (



(subject to changes)


9.30 – 10.00                        Registration of the participants and coffee

10.00 – 14.45                      Morning session

10:00-10:15                        Welcome and opening, Timo Koponen, Director of Finnish-Russian Innovation Centre, Finland

10:15-10:45                        R&D policy and activities in the field of energy efficiency and the latest energy efficiency & energy saving initiatives to be implemented in Russia, Liudmila Orletskaya, Rosnauka, FederalAgency on Science and Innovations,  Russia

10:45-11:15                        Energy saving actions in building sector and implementation of the national energy and climate strategy of Finland, Tapio Jalo and Antero Punttila, Motiva Oy, Finland

11:15-11:45                        Energy saving as part of the economical stimulus packages of the new administration of USA, Cyrus Nasseri, US Department of Energy, USA

11:45-12:15                        Environmental issues and energy and water saving actions in the city administration of St. Petersburg, Alla Prokofyeva, Apparatus of Ombudsman Saint Petersburg, Russia 

12:15-12:40                        Coffee/Tee Break

12:40-13:00                        IEA ECBCS activities aiming at improved energy efficiency in buildings and communities – Annex 46 collaboration as an example, Alexander Zhivov, CERL, USA

13:00-13:20                        ICT-based tools and information for energy retrofitting of public buildings (presentation and demonstration of IT-Toolkit of  Annex46), Heike&Hans Erhorn, Fraunhofer IBP, Germany

13:20-13:40                        Typical problems and barriers for energy efficiency improvements in building sector in Russia, Valery A. Nefedov, SPSUACE, Russia

13:40-14:00                        Special Features of Energy Conservation in Historical Buildings, Gerard Guarracino and Richard Cantin, ENTPE, France

14:00-14:20                        Energy Assessment Protocol as a tool for Energy Conservation, Jorma Pietiläinen, VTT, Finland

14:20-14:40                        Database for the selection of Energy Conservation Opportunities and Measures in Buildings, Samir Chediak, McMaster University, Canada

14:40-15:00                        Energy saving and business opportunities in lighting in Russia, Larissa Ilina, Targetti-Poulsen, Russia-Finland             

                                           Coffee/Tee and Snack

15:20-18:00                        Afternoon session

15:20-15:40                        Prospect of development of small water-power engineering in Leningrad region, Maria Visotskaya, GenStroyProekt, Russia

15:40-16:00                        Awareness and capacity building among youth, the coming decision makers of the city, Natalia I. Koryakina, VODOKANAL of St. Petersburg, Russia

16:00-16:20                        Energy Audit Services in Foreign Environment and Culture, Practical Experiences from Vietnam, Ronde Hidde, VTT, Finland

16:20-16:40                        Cultural, mental and economical obstacles of environmental improvement policies in Russia and  ways to overcoming, Inga Ivanova, Dutch-Russian International Center, Russia

16:40-17:00                        Energy Performance Contracting in the Financing and Implementation  of Energy Saving Measures, John Shonder, ORNL, USA

17:00-17:20                        Thermography as a tool for energy auditor, some examples from the city of St Petersburg, Dennis Lezdin ZAO "Tekhnika. Teplovidenie. Medicine." Russia

17:20-17:40                        Energy conservation in buildings in China, Ms.Duanmu Lin, Dalian Technical University, China

17:40-18:00                        Role of Research, Education and Training in Energy Efficiency in Russia, Inga Skvortcova, St Petersburg State Polytechnical University, Russia

18:00-20:00                        Closing the workshop & Reception  & Networking


In the workshop there will be simultaneous translation English – Russian – English.


Fill in the attached registration form and send it via email to


For further information about the workshop, please do not hesitate to contact:

Elena Kniazeva, Office Manager 

VTT, Russia, Apollo Center


Phone: (812) 335 2234

Fax:     (812) 335 2236

GSM:   (921) 781 7770