Community version available in the new user interface and with extended functionalities
With a Community version of ECOSPEED Region, energy and CO2 balances can be created, aggregated, and compared for a number of municipalities. These have now been revised and are available in the new look and feel.
ECOSPEED receives another award for data security
Following the first large-scale audit in the year 2015, data security at ECOSPEED was once again tested to the same extent this year. The commissioned TÜV TRUST IT GmbH group of companies TÜV AUSTRIA re-certified the software development process, thus confirming the security of the processes.
The user interface for ECOSPEED Region has been fully revised and extended to include valuable features.
Customers can look forward to a modern design and greatly improved usability, ensuring that work with the tool is more efficient and more pleasant! The aim in developing the new interface was to provide users with a simplified and intuitive navigation structure with a great many shortcuts – but as far as content is concerned, the software remains unchanged.
Official BISKO conformity for ECOSPEED Region Germany confirmed by ifeu Institute
The ifeu Institute has audited ECOSPEED Region as regards conformity with the standardized balancing system for local municipalities BISKO. The audit was successful and conformity with the BISKO standard was officially confirmed by the ifeu Insitute.
New ECOSPEED data subscription: Opening balance data for all 12,000 municipalities in Germany – other countries will follow!
In order to provide even better support for towns and municipalities in the area of data collection, ECOSPEED has developed the new feature "data subscription". The municipalities can use this service to source a variety of data that ECOSPEED obtains, prepares, and makes available to you automatically. The first data are already available.
ECOSPEED Region Network - an independent committee of experts guarantees quality and transparency
Quality and transparency are very important to ECOSPEED. This is ensured in the ECOSPEED Region software by means of a strong network with an independent committee of experts specifically set up for the purpose.
ECOSPEED - with outstanding data security
Data security is a major issue at ECOSPEED. For this reason, the company has had their software solutions certified by TÜV TRUST IT. The test seal confirms the security of the processes in software development.
ECOSPEED Region new with scenarios
With ECOSPEED Region it is now possible to compute various scenarios, even in conjunction with the Smart version. The new scenario computation function enhances time-tested energy and CO2 balancing to include modeling and simulation of future developments. As a result, municipal climate protection plans can be created even more quickly and cost-effectively than before, while also guaranteeing a high level of quality and comparability.
New Brand Identity
After more than 10 years of success on the market, we have adapted our appearance to the current company values and the "look & feel" of our website and have modified our communication documents accordingly. The changes concern new imagery on the one hand, and a revised brand identity on the other.
Climate balance at one stop - Canton St.Gallen assumes a pioneering role in Switzerland
The Canton St.Gallen is providing its 77 local authorities with a unique service by sharing the specific canton and local authority climate data it has collected with its local authorities and offering them a low-cost link to the ECOSPEED Region software solution.
ECOPrivate completely revised
The present personal energy and CO2 calculation program ECOPrivate has become very widespread and highly regarded on the net - not least because it is also used for the '2000-Watt society'. The new version is to continue this recipe for success, enhanced with functions and requirements that were also suggested to us by the extensive user community. In collaboration with the Department of Health and Environment of the city of Zurich, ECOPrivate (new "ECOSPEED Private") has been completely revised and re-implemented. ECOSPEED Private Available with immediate effect.
Energy region GOMS makes a contribution to climate protection - with deployment of the software ECORegion
The energy region GOMS is climate-friendly: this was determined in a survey in collaboration with Swiss Climate. By recording the CO2 footprint and implementing various measures to reduce CO2, the energy region GOMS is assuming a pioneering role among tourism regions.
Media information: With Swiss software against climate change
The participants in the upcoming UN climate conference in Warsaw will have to get involved in tough negotiations to achieve worldwide improvements in climate protection. Many stake-holders are under pressure to make the energy turnaround reality – among them the utility companies and departments of works. In order to initiate specific measures, however, the corresponding instruments are required. The industry is now getting help from the new Swiss software solution ECOBusiness, which for the first time enables efficient CO2 balancing in line with the Greenhouse Gas Protocol and long-term monitoring.
NRW Minister for the Environment Remmel: "Recording greenhouse gases helps climate protection in the long term"
This news item corresponds to a press release from the Ministry for the Environment of the state of Northrhine-Westphalia to which we would like to draw your attention.
Anyone who understands their trade, also has the right eye for good tools!
That is our summary of the many awards our customers won in 2012. Here is a selection of most widely known competitions and award ceremonies in 2012:
Award-winning climate protection local authorities often have something in common
15 of the 19 masterplan local authorities use ECORegion
Swiss television, 'Einstein' broadcast, episode "Einstein saves CO2", Christoph Hartmann in the jury of experts
Christoph Hartmann of Ecospeed is an environmental engineer who has co-developed and had a decisive influence on the concept of the '2000-Watt society'. He advises towns, cities and municipalities with regard to their energy policy.
Swiss television, broadcast 'Einstein', episode "CO2 producers in the household"
Year on year, 32 billion metric tons of CO2 enter the atmosphere and heat it up. In order to stop climate warming, each individual must drastically reduce their CO2 output of 10 metric tons per year. Which are greatest CO2 polluters in the household? A climate expert visits the home of the average Swiss: SRF = Swiss television.
Swiss television, 'Einstein' broadcast, episode "Measures to reduce CO2"
Each Swiss citizen is to produce nine metric tons less CO2: one instead of ten metric tons per year. Which CO2 polluters must Swiss households do without in future?