The Green Economic Development Project officially marked the completion of the works on improving energy efficiency of Mostar’s center for children and youth with special needs “Los Rosales” and “Radoblja” kindergarten. The thermo-insulation of the “Los Rosales” center, comprised of four buildings with the total area of 883 m2, has provided better comfort for 175 students and employees. The GED Project provided assistance with heating system improvement, replacement of radiators in the workshops units, installation of new windows and thermally façade. The works on improving the energy efficiency have been realized thanks to the financial support of the Swedish Government, Environmental Fund of the Federation entity, Government of the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton and the United Nations Development Program.
”The purpose of all these activities is not only to ensure better daily conditions for children with special needs, but also to preserve the environment for future generations”, said Anders Hagelberg Ambassador of the Kingdom of Sweden to Bosnia.
Ambassador Hagelberg added that Sweden has funded the improving of energy efficiency for about hundred buildings and has been involved in many other environmental projects in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
“Today is a big day for us. By improving the energy efficiency of the facilities in the Center, we have achieved greater comfort and more humane working and dwelling conditions for our kids and employees“, said Mirna Mezet, Director of Center “Los Rosales”.
Mayor of Mostar, Ljubo Bešlić, expressed his gratitude to everyone who helped reconstruct “Los Rosales”, and his satisfaction that the users of the Center will have much better working conditions.
Following the ceremony in “Los Rosales”, the delegation visited “Radobolja” Kindergarten in Mostar where works on improving energy efficiency have also been completed.