WHAT IS A SHINING EXAMPLE?
The idea of a Shining Example
The idea of Shining Examples is to promote good practice and learning from each other. If your building or project is a Shining Example, we will promote your town by presenting your project on this page and by publishing it in our database.
The aim is to provide evidence that good examples of buildings and schemes are everywhere and near you.
Shining Examples listed by countries
Is your building a Shining Example? Apply here!
To be able to offer a database with case studies from many different countries and regions we depend on your help!
If you think that one of your buildings qualifies as a Shining Example, please download the application form and send it to us.
In return we will promote your town by presenting your project on this page and by publishing it in our database.
Criteria for a Shining Example
Shining Example should include all of these points:
Be based on certified buildings, preferably demonstrating high energy performance standards
Provide evidence that good examples of buildings and schemes are everywhere and near you
Can be easily replicated
And in addition show one or more of these:
Show percentage change: for example rapid upgrade of the energy efficiency for one building or municipality
Recognise and reward effort: for example a large number of buildings in the same municipality
Recognise best practice in specific types of buildings
Show progress towards Energy Performance of Buildings Directive implementation
Show how to make progress in energy performance in very difficult situations
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