MUNICIPAL SERVICES IN CZECH REPUBLIC
From November 30th to December 4th of 2014, a delegation comprised of managers and chief accountants of housing management companies from several cities in Russia visited the international workshop "Housing and municipal services of Czech Republic. Best practices, Practical Applications, Innovation", held in Prague and Karlovy Vary in Czech Republic.
During this educational visit, the organizers provided participants with the opportunity to have a dialog with managers and employees of housing management companies of Czech Republic. Delegates were able to discuss with them: the main issues of city engineering infrastructure and to learn about the specifics of how local companies that are involved in the management of construction and housing complexes function.
The focal point of the seminar was its practical nature: in just a few days, the delegation members visited the neighborhoods of different administrative districts. Representatives of management companies shared with the delegation their experiences in the implementation of measures to improve the energy efficiency of homes, organization and conduct of housing overhaul and optimization of expenses related to management of housing inventory.
During a visit to the CHP plant of city of Carlsbad, heads of Russian management companies were introduced to the management protocol of Czech thermal power plants and had the opportunity to discuss with their Czech colleagues the organization of workflow, optimization of operation and maintenance expenditures of power plants and much more.
The seminar was attended by heads of management companies from several cities in Russia; the participants have noted that this study tour had a great practical value: The information shared by the Czech party will be very useful in implementation of future projects and activities in Russian housing sector.