The potential for the increase in resource efficiency is not always easy to discover in the daily operations of a business. Frequently an outside view of production and products by experienced experts can help. With the Effizienz-Agentur NRW (EFA) the state of North Rhine-Westphalia provides industrial companies and tradesman with concrete support in the identifying and implementation of efficiency potential.
The Effizienz-Agentur NRW is the centre of competence for resource efficiency of the North Rhine-Westphalian Ministry of the Environment. As an independent institution, it has established a wide consulting range for the improvement of resource efficiency over a 17 year period. Its range of services encompasses consultation on resource efficiency, financing activities and putting on events and training courses for companies in North Rhine-Westphalia.
Resource efficiency consulting
With resource efficiency consulting EFA provides advice to resource efficient business practices in the areas of production, product design, maintenance, cost accounting, CO2 balancing and the value chain.
Grants and Incentives
EFA’s financial experts help their clients in identifying and obtaining financial support via the use of the most appropriate funding programme and support companies through to the implementation.
Information and further education
Within the framework of events, training sessions and workshops, EFA provides an overview of current technical developments for SMEs in NRW, best practice solutions, consulting offers as well as funding options concerning the topic of resource efficiency.
National and international expert partners
Effizienz-Agentur NRW is also a nationally and internationally valued expert partner for the subject of resource efficiency. For example: EFA is Founder member of the European network of Ecodesign Centres (ENEC) and member of the Focus Group on European resource efficiency self-assessment tool for SMEs.
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47119 Duisburg, Germany
Fon: +49 203/37879-30
Fax: +49 203/37879-44
e-mail: efa@ efanrw.de