Our Organization

A one stop agency for anyone who wants to improve housing security and energy efficiency.

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The best way to provide citizens with long-lasting homes is to make sure every stakeholder from the government down to the smallest supplier has the same interest as the final beneficiary i.e. the citizen or apartment owner

To line up all interests – commercial, financial, legal and regulatory – we have developed a tested model: the guaranteed energy savings model.

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This model serves most citizens providing them long term guarantees for safer, healthier and warmer homes

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This model uses the existing energy productivity of the building to finance the renovation needed to deliver a safe, warm home

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This model ensures the quality of the construction works

What type of renovation does my home need to make it safer, healthier and warmer one?

Balcony in facade before renovation

Balcony in facade before renovation

The renovation should be serious and by serious we mean one that includes:

  • Firstly, a solid roof and safe foundations;
  • Secondly, protection against dampness;
  • Thirdly, proper ventilation;
  • And, of course, sufficient warm and cold water.

All this define a well maintained building which ideally should be surrounded by safe and attractive yard with playground, tidy sidewalks and a parking space.

Balcony in facade after renovation

Balcony in facade after renovation

Do you want to know more about our services?

Read about our long term Energy Performance Contracting model EPC+ + info
Dace Akule

Dace Akule

Executive Director

+371 29 443 520
Dace.Akule@ekubirojs.lv

Dace Akule is the Executive Director of ESEB. She is also the founder and director of AKULE: the social enterprise for sustainable textiles for people and homes. In addition, Dace continues – in limited capacity – to consult public institutions, non-governmental
organizations, businesses and leaders in Latvia and abroad on public policy, strategic communications, change management, fundraising and other issues of sustainable development.
Until July 2016 she was the Director of the leading public policy think tank in Latvia, the Centre for Public Policy PROVIDUS, where she
also used to work as project manager and policy analyst focusing on specific aspects of sustainable development (EU good governance,
migration and integration of migrants). Before joining PROVIDUS in 2006, she worked as a journalist – specialized in socio-political
issues and European integration – for several international media outlets, including the Latvian service of the Radio Free Europe/ Radio
Liberty. She has a Master degree in Advanced International Studies from the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna and the Johns Hopkins University (Bologna centre).

Mārtiņš Miezis

Mārtiņš Miezis

Research Analyst

+371 28 668 430
Martins.Miezis@ekubirojs.lv

In 2015 Mārtiņš Miezis graduated Riga Technical University (Faculty of Power and Electrical Engineering) and earned Master’s degree in Environmental Science. His Master thesis “Predictive control of a building heating system” was about using smart control in multi-family buildings. Thesis was rewarded with acknowledgment from Latvenergo AS and SIEMENS Osakeyhtio Latvia. From July 2015 Mārtiņš started a career in Building and Energy Conservation Bureau (ESEB – the single Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) facilitator in the Baltics) as research analyst.

Nicholas Stancioff

Nicholas Stancioff

Chairman

+371 29 569 921
nicholas@stancioff.com

Nicholas Stancioff is managing director of F3 and its first fund: LABEEF in Riga. June 2012, he created the “Building and Energy Conservation Bureau” (ESEB), advocating for the deep renovation of panel buildings. ESEB lobbies stakeholders and government to review Building Renovation assumptions; introducing a long term energy performance contracting model, based on original research.

Earlier at EBRD, he closed private sector transactions while participating in institution building. Gaining expertise in structuring public and private sector project finance in emerging markets. Nicholas has worked as a turn-around executive: as CEO of ITC, a Brazilian telco, raising venture capital and repositioning it -increasing revenues while decreasing costs. Earlier, as a physicals and futures commodities trader, he pioneered options engines before being tasked with M&A responsibilities.

MBA, Darden. Fluent : English/French, proficient in Bulgarian, Portuguese, Spanish.

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