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AUSTRIA

17 & 4 is a consultancy organisation based in Vienna, established in 1992.  The organisation’s focus is on sustainability and over the last 20 years it has developed a reputation in Austria as a facilitator of sustainable development processes in the building sector.

Central to 17 & 4’s work are issues around the sustainability of buildings, energy usage, and applied ecology.  The organisation has a wealth of experience in energy consulting, vocational training, multi-disciplinary research, Local Agenda 21 participation processes and the management of national and international projects.

The organisation has a wide range of experience providing training and consulting for ecological building and renovation, efficient use of energy and renewable energies in vocational training, climate protection programmes in cooperation with local authorities, and green procurement.

Website : www.17und4.at

Spirit webpage : www.17und4.at/pr_spirit.html

Email: christian.schrefel@17und4.at

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17 & 4 ist ein Beratungsunternehmen für nachhaltige Entwicklung mit Sitz in Wien,  gegründet 1992. In den letzten 20 Jahren hat 17&4 vor allem im Bereich „Bauen und Sanieren“ eine Reputation als „Facilitator“ einer nachhaltigen Entwicklung erlangt.  


Das Unternehmen verfügt über einen breiten Erfahrungsschatz in Training, Beratung und beruflicher Weiterbildung in den Bereichen ökologisches Bauen und Sanieren, Energieeffizienz und erneuerbare Energie; in der Umsetzung von Klimaschutzmaßnahmen in Kooperation mit öffentlichen Einrichtungen und der Ökologisierung der öffentlichen Beschaffung. Weitere Tätigkeitsschwerpunkte des Unternehmens sind angewandte Ökologie, transdisziplinäre Forschung, Begleitung von Partizipationsprozessen für eine nachhaltige Entwicklung sowie Projektmanagement von nationalen und internationalen Projekten.

Website : www.17und4.at

Spirit Website : www.17und4.at/pr_spirit.html

Email: christian.schrefel@17und4.at

BELGIUM

21 SOLUTIONS – version française

21 Solutions est un bureau de conseil basé à Bruxelles fondé en 2008, né de la rencontre entre une longue expérience en conseil en environnement, en participation citoyenne et dans le domaine de la protection du patrimoine bâti.

21 Solutions a développé de nombreux partenariats avec des acteurs publics, privés et issus du monde associatif afin de développer des projets qui mènent à un profond changement sociétal, allant nécessairement de pair avec un plus grand respect des personnes et de l’environnement dans lequel elles évoluent.

Leur travail se décline en différentes thématiques durables: des formations en rénovation durable, des conseils en efficacité énergétique, la gestion environnementale des organisations et la biodiversité. 21 Solutions a lancé l’une des premières maisons régionales bruxelloises de l’énergie en Juin 2012.

site : www.21solutions.eu/project/the-spirit-project

e-mail : alessandra@21solutions.eu

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21 SOLUTIONS – NL version

21 Solutions is een Brussels studiebureau. Hun expertise betreft in het bijzonder de burgerparticipatie, het milieubeheer, de invoering van lokale Agenda’s 21, en de uitdagingen die verbonden zijn aan energiebesparing en aan stadsvernieuwing. Als studiebureau dat gespecialiseerd is in milieukwesties en patrimoniale kwesties, hebben ze specifieke expertises ontwikkeld volgens een multidisciplinaire invalshoek en met betrouwbare en aangepaste hulpmiddelen.

Website : www.21solutions.eu/project/the-spirit-project/?lang=nl

Email : alessandra@21solutions.eu

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In English

21 Solutions is a Brussels based consultancy established in 2008, bringing together consultants with 15 years experience in sustainable development, environmental management and cultural heritage.

21 Solutions works in partnership with public, private and third sector organisations to develop a socially inclusive approach to sustainable development.  The focus of their work is across the environmental and sustainable development agenda, including: green building advice, energy efficiency counselling, sustainable architecture and biodiversity. 21 Solutions launched one of the first Brussels regional energy houses in June 2012.

Website : www.21solutions.eu/project/the-spirit-project

email : alessandra@21solutions.eu

CZECH REPUBLIC

Ekologický institut Veronica je profesionální pracoviště Základní organizace Českého svazu ochránců přírody.

Svou expertní a vzdělávací činností poskytuje interpretaci odborných environmentálních témat. Působí v Brně a v Hostětíně, zabývá se jak městským, tak venkovským prostředím. Aktivity rozvíjí v širokém záběru od místního detailu po mezinárodní souvislosti. V Centru Veronica Hostětínověřuje teoretické poznatky na modelových projektech udržitelného rozvoje. Naším posláním je podpora šetrného vztahu k přírodě, krajině a jejím přírodním i kulturním hodnotám.

The Ecological Institute Veronica is a Local Chapter of the Czech Union for Nature Conservation.

It provides an interpretation of environmental issues through its expert and educational activities. It is based in Brno and Hostětín and is engaged in both rural and urban environments. Its wide range of activities begins at the local level but also deals with international relations. In the Centre Veronica Hostetin, theoretical knowledge is being verified within the framework of sustainable development model projects.

Veronica’s mission is to support environmentally friendly approaches to nature and landscape and its natural and cultural values.

Website: www.veronica.cz/spirit

Email: yvonna.gailly@veronica.cz

FRANCE

Prioriterre is a local non profit energy advice centre.

Prioriterre’s mission is to help the population to reduce their ecological footprint. Its core activity is the provision of advice and information on energy and water consumption, energy efficency, renewable energy and transport. The organisation delivers concrete solutions through awareness raising campaigns targeted to a wide range of organisations (local authorities, municipalities and private companies) and citizens.

Website: www.prioriterre.org/ong/european-partnership/a3494/spirit-volontaires-pour-la-planete.html
Email: guillaume.gassie@prioriterre.org

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EN FRANCAIS

prioriterre est une association loi 1901 dont l’objet est d’aider chacun à réduire son empreinte écologique et préserver les ressources naturelles de la planète.

prioriterre apporte des solutions concrètes à la lutte contre le réchauffement climatique et la sauvegarde de la planète, que vous soyez un particulier, un chef d’entreprise, un élu, un enseignant… l’association prioriterre vous permet d’approfondir les sujets en lien avec l’énergie, l’eau ou encore la consommation.
Notre mission consiste à introduire le changement dans la société pour la rendre équitable et durable; avant tout, grâce à des pratiques innovantes.
Concrètement, cela veut dire :

  • Sensibiliser aux enjeux du développement durable,
  • Informer, conseiller, donner de l’expertise,
  • Accompagner les porteurs de projets, les acteurs dans les collectivités et les entreprises,

ITALY

Ökoinstitut Südtirol / Alto Adige è stata fondato nel 1989 come associazione senza scopo di lucro . I nostri progetti si concentrano sulla promozione e la ricerca di innovazione ecologica.

Le nostre principali aree di attività sono consulenza, informazione e sensibilizzazione sulla mobilità sostenibile e la pianificazione urbana, protezione del clima ed energia, educazione ambientale,  prevenzione e riduzione dei rifiuti, green events e turismo sostenibile . Lavoriamo con le amministrazioni pubbliche e le imprese private, realizziamo progetti di ricerca finanziati dalla pubblica amministrazione e attuaiamo iniziative culturali ed educative direttamente rivolte ai bambini, adolescenti e adulti.

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Ökoinstitut Südtirol/Alto Adige was founded in 1989 as a non profit association. Its projects focus on the promotion and applied research of ecological innovation.

The organisation’s main areas of activity are consultancy, information and awareness-raising on sustainable mobility and urban planning, climate protection and energy, environmental education, waste prevention and reduction, green events and sustainable tourism. It works with public administrations and private companies, carries out research projects financed by the public administration and implements cultural and educational initiatives directly addressed to children, adolescents and adults.

Website: www.ecoistituto.it/it/progetti/spirit-il-risparmio-energetico-nelle-famiglie-a-basso-reddito/30-135.html

Email : sara.giona@ecoistituto.it

IRELAND

Energy Action Ltd is a registered charity established in 1989.

The key objective of the organisation is to alleviate fuel poverty in Dublin by the provision of insulation in the homes of older people and those of low income. Beyond this, the organisation also provides training and creates employment opportunities for the long term unemployed that are creative, sustainable and ecologically sound.

Website: http://energyaction.ie/wp/spirit/
Email: spirit@energyaction.ie

SWEDEN

Energikontoret Skåne är en regional icke-vinstdrivande organisation som grundades 1998.

Det är en avdelning inom Kommunförbundet Skåne som ägs av de 33 kommunerna i regionen. Våra arbetsområden är indelade i tre huvudområden, förnybar energi, energieffektivisering och planering och strategier. Målgrupperna för vårt arbete är kommuner, privata företag, föreningar och hushåll.

Skåne Energy Agency is a regional energy agency founded in 1998.

It is a department within The Association of Local Authorities in Skåne, a non-profit member organisation of the municipalities in the region. Its work is divided into three main areas; renewable energy, energy efficiency and planning & strategies. The target groups for Skåne Energy Agency’s work include municipalities, private companies, associations and private households.

Website: http://kfsk.se/energikontoretskane/projekt/aktuella-projekt/spirit-energi-klimat-tro/
Email: anders.nylander@kfsk.se

UNITED KINGDOM

Groundwork London is a charity that works with communities across London, supporting them to create better places, live and work in a greener, more sustainable way and improve their economic prospects. 

It promotes environmental best practice and plays an active role in helping communities across London to become more sustainable, through education, training, community engagement, business support and collaborative open space improvements.

Website: www.groundwork.org.uk/sites/london
Email: hannah.baker@groundwork.org.uk