On November, 20–20th, the Saint-Petersburg session of V International Congress “Energy efficiency. XXI century. Engineering methods for reducing energy consumption in buildings” took place. According to A.M. Grimitlin, senior secretary of the congress and president of “AVOK Severo-Zapad”, the main role of this event is educational. Nowadays everybody supports state initiatives in energy saving, but few of them know the ways of its realization. It concerns the participants of construction process also: designers, developers, operating organizations.