Convincing decision makers is in practice a summary of utilizing all other tools in the toolbox. The main message is that convincing decision makers needs really strong arguments and facts. This means clear numbers and visual charts (like pay-back time), which are simple and easy to understand. Beautiful words are not enough alone, but of course verbal arguments are needed to reach positive decision for energy efficiency investment. Here you will find some useful tips and tools that can be used to support decision-making processes.
Guide with an overall description of the tool elements:
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Helps to assess success factors and failure to persuade policymakers to finance energy investments and provide good practices.
1 Guideline How to Convince Decision Makers
Helps to assess success factors and failure to persuade policymakers to finance energy investments and provide good practices (Polish version)
1 Guideline How to Convince Decision Makers (Polish)
A list of golden rules – how to prepare and implement an EE investment (for building users).
2 Golden Rules
A list of golden rules – how to prepare and implement an EE investment (for building users, Polish version)
2 Golden Rules (Polish)
Template brochures for facility managers about energy efficiency in general.
3 Brochure Template
Template brochures for facility managers about energy efficiency in general (Polish version).
3 Brochure Template (Polish)
Film: The story of an elementary school that was modernized – an oil furnace was replaced with a heat pump and a photovoltaic system was installed.
An interview with the director of the facility and two technical persons who explain the specifications of the installed systems.
4 Reference films of good practice in a school
Film: A transport company designed and constructed to reduce costs. Installation of geothermal heat pump with vertical heat exchangers, modern ventilation systems and heating system with cooling-heating ceilings.
5 Reference Films of Good Practice in a transport company
Film: European Solidarity Center in Gdańsk – a place designed to serve the people with lot of open areas, exhibition rooms, cinemas, restaurants, etc. Hear about the technologies used, benefits gained and challenges.
6 Reference Films of Good Practice European Solidarity Center
Environment program to increase environmental measures at all airport activities.
Model of Environment Program
Environment program -process and templates, Excel file
Model for Creating Environmental Programs
Environment program -process and templates, PDF file
Guideline for Creating Environmental Program