Climate action plans

ífeu has been involved with municipal climate protection since the late 1980s. Our expertise is in the development of Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plans for municipalities and regions, energy management in public buildings, primary energy-saving energy services, and carbon footprints.

In addition, ifeu focuses on sustainable urban development in emerging and developing countries and has been implementing ground-breaking projects for many years that provide incentives for further development.


Lothar Eisenmann

Dipl. Physiker (graduate in physics)
Scientific and Managing Director
+49 (0)6221 4767 0

Benjamin Gugel

M.A. M.Sc. Environmental and Energy Management
+49 (0)6221 4767 43

Sustainable urban development in emerging and developing countries:

Bernd Franke

State examination Biology and Geography
+49 (0)6221 4767 23


Scientific support for the Agency for Municipal Climate Protection

Since April 2023, ifeu has been providing its scientific expertise to support the Agency for Local Climate Protection, which is funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Protection.

Since the beginning of April 2023, ifeu has been supporting the Agency for Municipal Climate Protection (formerly SK:KK") with its scientific expertise. One focus is on supporting municipalities with…

Erlangen - Roadmap Climate Awakening

With the Roadmap Climate Awakening, a way is shown how Erlangen can take a big step towards climate neutrality by 2030 within its sphere of influence.

Evaluation of the project MehrWert NRW

The project shows the benefits and trends of climate-friendly lifestyles. Households in North Rhine-Westphalia are supported and motivated to make a contribution to climate protection in the areas of…

Evaluation of the Swabian Alb Biosphere Reserve as an energy-efficiency region

In the context of the project “Swabian Alb Biosphere Reserve as an energy-efficiency region” carried out by BUND Baden-Württemberg State Association, the idea was to promote energy saving measures and…

Climate Protection Guideline

The guide published in 1997 was thoroughly revised in terms of content and structure as a result of the brisk demand from municipalities throughout the Federal Republic of Germany. It thereby was…

The Personal CO2 Footprint

ifeu worked together with avantTime GmbH to create Germany's first municipal tool to calculate a personal CO2 footprint.

Concepts for Climate Protection (local and regional)

ifeu has developed climate concepts for cities and communities since the late 1980’s. The proposed recommendations are based on detailed analysis and scenarios which are developed through an…