Improving Energy Efficiency in Buildings

Project Summary

The project intends to reduce the energy consumption in new buildings in Kyrgyzstan by 30-40% by: adopting and enforcing internationally recognized building energy performance codes, standards and labels (the Energy Pass); demonstrating the feasibility and viability of an integrated design approach for energy efficiency in public buildings; building capacity of the building and construction professionals to implement the new legislation; and establishing a monitoring agency to help regulate energy usage and CO2 emissions in the building sector.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Kyrgyz Republic
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
State Architecture and Construction Agency
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
GEF Project Grant
900,000 USD
Co-financing Total
3,232,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
90,000 USD
Total Cost 4,132,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
24 Jul 2007
Concept Approved
15 Jan 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
13 Aug 2008
Project closed
30 Jun 2014