This year, 58 boiler rooms in Transcarpathia have switched to alternative fuels
During the briefing, the Deputy Director of the Department - the Head of the Housing and Construction Office of the RSA Vasyl Romanets told about the preparation of housing and communal services and social facilities to work in the heating period.
"669 secondary schools and 569 children's schools, 47 hospitals, 2,730 residential houses, 1,274 boiler houses and 63 km of heat networks are ready to work in the winter. 177 roofs, 97 cold water supply systems and 99 switchboards in houses have been repaired", - the official informed.
This year, 58 boiler houses in the region have switched to alternative fuels. UAH 36.3 million was allocated for this from the regional budget. Another UAH 6.5 million was allocated from the general and special funds of the regional budget to carry out relevant works in 4 more boiler houses, 8 are to be converted for the funds of the State Regional Development Fund in amount of over UAH 7 million.
The official also told about the bank loans granted to individuals for the purchase of materials for building insulation, energy-efficient windows, radiators with temperature regulators, etc. According to him, the part of the loan sum for this purpose (20 - 40 percent) is reimbursed by the state. Thus, they encourage citizens to save energy.