Public Utility Company Toplana-Sabac has opened the tender for executing works on energy efficiency measures including heat insulation and installation of thermostatic valves, and heat allocators.
The works on the thermo-insulation of 40 residential buildings in Sabac will be financed with a EUR 2.5 million loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Svetlana Jovanovic reports for Balkan Green Energy News portal.
The project to rehabilitate the Sabac district heating network, including heat insulation, thermostatic valves and heat allocators, is open to firms from any country, according to the EBRD Client E-Procurement Portal (ECEPP).
The deadline to submit bids is September 10. The contract is expected to start on October 31, 2019 and last about 12 months.
Toplana-Sabac will act as an energy service company (ESCO) that will take out the loan for its residential users in order to upgrade buildings, with repayment over 12 years to be financed through energy savings, the City of Sabac said earlier.
According to Slobodan Jerotic, general manager of PUC Toplana-Sabac , citizens will see significant savings thanks to the insulation of residential buildings and the installation of thermostatic valves, and heat allocators., which will enable them to get a return on their investment.
The district heating operator has prepared different contract models to enable residents to choose one of the repayment schedules offered.