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Covenant of Mayors videos - 2011 Frankfurt - green energy revolution
Frankfurt (DE) has more buildings built to passive house standards than any other city in Europe.

CHP plant saves old people's home 50,000 euros a year in energy bills. Passive house costs only one euro a day to heat.

Long-term unemployed retrain to be climate ambassadors, advising other low income households on how to reduce energy and water bills.
  • Measures Implemented
  • Achievement
  • Champion
  • Energy
  • People
  • Renewables
Type of resource:
  • Case Study
  • Video
  • Electronic resource
  • Awareness raising
  • Capacity development
  • Implementation
Author: Director: Christian Vassie; Drink Me Productions © 2011
Last updated: 2011
Relevant for:
  • Europe
  • Municipal
  • Residential
  • Buildings
  • Climate adaptation
  • Climate change
  • Climate mitigation
  • Energy
  • Energy efficiency
  • English
  • German
Free to use: Yes
Terms of use / copyright info:
Copyright limitations associated with the use of the video

Any promotion, translation or other use of the film is subject to the following acknowledgment and limitations:

Produced in the framework of the Covenant of Mayors initiative
Directed by Christian Vassie
All rights in the film and music remain with the copyright owners, Drink Me Productions Ltd.
Films and interviews should be shown as they are and not edited in any way
The watching of these films cannot be charged
Energy Subject:
  • Energy production
  • Energy use
  • Space heating / cooling
  • Energy efficiency
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