Energy and Environmental Centre Allgäu

Energie- & Umweltzentrum Allgäu (eza!) is a non-profit corporation that was founded by the municipalities of the Allgäu, by businesses and action groups to promote both energy efficiency and renewable energies. The motto of eza! is "answers to energy questions". eza! offers a wide range of services. They include media work and organisation of events, energy consultations, training schemes for professionals and support for local and regional energy policies.eza!'s core service is the field of energy consultations. In cooperation with the municipalities forty local offices and their unbiased experts provide information free of charge for the inhabitants of the Allgäu region. More than 130 businesses in the building and energy industries, including architects, building contractors and craftsmen, belong to the eza!-partner Network. Each member of the network agrees to train its own energy specialist and to implement the quality assurance system provided by eza!.                                                                                            
                                                                                     
In addition eza! is well known as an further education institution for energy and building professionals.
eza! is already very deeply involved in the elaboration of local and municipal energy and climate protection plans for many municipalities and regional local authorities (Landkreise) in the Allgaeu region. In addition eza! is regional office and consultant for the European Energy Award®. At the moment eza! is continously working in this field with more than 20 municipalities.
The eza!-house is a building for demonstration, consultation and training. It was opened in 2002. The house used to be an old residential building in the centre of Kempten. It was refurbished with support of the „High Tech Offensive Zukunft Bayern“ program – in order to give a good base for the work of eza!. For demonstration purposes passive house.

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