Newsletter #4, 2016: Welcome//Handbook//Case studies//Movie
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Learn from the new PRIMES case studies

- More PRIMES case studies are now available at our website

The new edition of the Buying Green! Handbook, the European Commission’s leading publication for assisting public sector entities to purchase goods and services that have a lower impact on the environment, has been published.

For more information, visit the European Commission's website

Case study: Energy efficient street lighting
In November 2013, in the first months of the PRIMES project, pilot-municipality Preiļi announced the first green public procurement. The main focus were on energy efficient lighting – replace old street lamps to new ones – energy efficient LED.

Access the full case study here: Energy efficient street lighting
A new film on GPP
To convince different actors about GPP can be a difficult task. RAEE chose to showcase their results in a 15 minute long movie, where different 'good-practice' projects are introduced.

The movie is en French, but a subtitled version will be available online by the end og June

If you want to learn more about the movie, please follow the link: Movie on GPP

Case study: Refurbishment of school buildings
By focusing on both salubrious and financial results, the municipality of Carnikava adopted an unconventional method for refurbishing school buildings. The main focus up untill then was put on financial savings - a new and more human-centered approach to refurbishment was born.  

Access the full case study here: Refurbishment of school buildings


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