Latest Statistics of the project
Since our last statistics overview in April 2006 (Newsletter 4), 70 new local authorities have joined bringing us to a total of 226 who have signed the charter and 210 that have registered online. The big change that you will see is the dramatic increase in the number of Bulgarian authorities who are now in third place with 30 just behind the United Kingdom in the standings. The numbers of cities in France, Great Britain and Switzerland continue to increase. The number of countries involved has also increased and we now have 25 countries involved with Hungary and Malta the latest countries to have joined.
Distribution of building types
There are currently 4468 buildings registered in the Display® database, an increase of 1500 buildings since April this year and many
cities are choosing the option of posters for successive years as there are now more 5600 posters registered. Educational buildings (58%) continue to dominate with administration second (14%).
Concerning the number of posters registered per country the UK is still in the lead with almost 1800 posters and France in close second with more than 1500 posters. Switzerland remains in third place and Belgium and Finland have drastically improved their number of posters to take fourth and fifth places respectively.
Classification according to the primary energy consumption ratio
When comparing the primary energy performance in France, Switzerland and the UK we can see that in countries with similar climatic conditions that each country has a bell curve distribution with the peak varying from C for Switzerland, D for France and E for the UK.