Accelerating the change-out of obsolete household heating devices in the Western Balkans NEW REPORT OUT TODAY Some 3 million WB6 households keep warm by burning firewood often of low quality, wet wood in inefficient stoves producing too much air pollution and not enough heat. They… Read More »Accelerating the change-out of obsolete household heating devices in the Western Balkans
Can we afford to continue investing so little in solving a problem so costly: how to finance household heating upgrades?
Author: Rafael Pupovac, Business analyst and consultant Inefficient heating devices are the primary source of PM2.5 emissions in the Western Balkans. The total number of annual premature deaths in the Western Balkans (WB6) attributable to PM2.5 emissions from households is estimated at 24,756, while the… Read More »Can we afford to continue investing so little in solving a problem so costly: how to finance household heating upgrades?
Author: Stefanovski Zdravko grad.mech.eng. Senior Technical Energy Efficiency Expert The building stock is both unique and heterogeneous in its relation to the cultural diversity and history of the Western Balkans. It is aged and subject to a slow pace of renovation. More than 7… Read More »Does your house have a coat for the winter?
Author: Dušan Kitanović The market for heating systems in the Western Balkans used to be traditionally dominated by solid fuel appliances which were cheap to buy and supplied with fuel (wood and coal) that were easily accessible for most people. In the last decade with… Read More »What is the future of biomass-based household heating devices in the Western Balkans?
Author: Pavle Golicin You’re smart… You change the old for the new… You change the bad for the good… You change the wrong for the right… Thinking about the change-out of old stoves, I kept singing these lyrics. The song writers certainly didn’t have… Read More »Mass change-out scheme? Who’s going to do it?
RES Foundation is now ED Certified from NGOsource as equivalent to a US public charity. Our organization’s equivalency determination certificate is now on file in the NGOsource repository for US-based grantmakers to request and access. We look forward to the new funding opportunities this certificate will bring… Read More »RES Foundation ED Certified
Publicly funded change-out schemes for wood-fired stoves must be conditional on the safe and efficient turnover of old devices: Here’s why
Author: Rebeka Božović “Smederevac?” scrap metal dealers were almost puzzled when we interviewed them for the quantities of scrap metal coming from disused solid fuel stoves, “Oh yes, we do get one, every now and then!” In Šumadija area, in central Serbia, as well as… Read More »Publicly funded change-out schemes for wood-fired stoves must be conditional on the safe and efficient turnover of old devices: Here’s why
The Ministry of Mining and Energy invited civil society organizations to apply for membership in two workgroups: workgroup for monitoring implementation of “Further development of energy planning capacity” project, funded through the IPA Fund 2017 of the European Union, and workgroup for monitoring implementation and… Read More »RES Foundation in Ministry of Mining and Energy workgroups
Security, practicality and sticking to “what is natural”: Behavioural patterns related to household-heating practices in Serbia
Author: Darko Stojilović, Psychology MA In the Western Balkans, the use of wood, coal or other solid fuels is excessively high. Two-thirds of all households in the region use solid fuels or fuelwood for heating, while at least 3 million households operate wood or coal… Read More »Security, practicality and sticking to “what is natural”: Behavioural patterns related to household-heating practices in Serbia
RES fondacija, od jula 2021. godine, obezbeđuje tehničku podršku i pomoć lokalnim samoupravama u Srbiji čiji su projekti odabrani u sklopu konkursa Vlade Srbije u februaru 2021.1 godine za smanjenje zagađenja vazduha poreklom iz individualnih ložišta. Ove aktivnosti sprovode se u okviru projekta „Unapređenje pomoći… Read More »Unapređenje pomoći domaćinstvima u Srbiji da smanje zagađenje vazduha