May. 19, 2006 – Austria – klima:aktiv is the climate protection initiative of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management. Federal minister – Josef Pröll -describes the vision of klima:aktiv as follows: “Whether it is building, living, reconstruction or driving – our life style has dramatic effects on our climate. To protect it, we must reduce CO2 emissions rapidly.
On the second day of the successful Energiesparmesse Trade Fair, Austrias Federal Minister – DI Josef Pröll officially launched the programme “wärmepumpe”. The minister toured the trade fair where he was particularly interested in modern heat pump systems. He pointed out that:”a major target within the programme klima:aktiv “wärmepumpe” is to promote an environmental friendly and effective heating system. On the one hand that strengthens our domestic heat pump market and boosts the competitiveness of that part of industry, on the other hand Austrian consumers profit from high quality products”.