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LGGE Energy Efficiency Code in Buildings

Project Summary

The project objective is to reduce GHG emissions to achieve global environmental benefits through implementation of thermal and energy efficient building codes for new construction in Syria. The project intends to transform construction practice in Syria through introducing energy efficiency design, material and equipment in new buildings. The project also comprises a provision to adapt new construction to changing climate, relying on synergies between climate change adaptation and mitigation measures.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
National Energy Research Centre (NERC)
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
140,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,460,000 USD
Co-financing Total
45,545,222 USD
GEF Agency Fees
346,000 USD
Total Cost 49,145,222.00 USD

Project Timeline

Project Cancelled
10 Jun 2013