The main findings and conclusions are:
1. The impact on the energy bill varies between countries and within countries itself
2. Initiatives for sustainable energy management plans and investments are accelerated to make buildings more energy-efficient and climate neutral
3. A minority (1 out of 3) of cultural organisations increase ticket prices. But they indicate to do it with great reluctance and as little as possible, because access to culture, especially in these times of hardship, must be preserved.
4. A mix of measures (such as savings on heating, electricity and use of (hot) water, and adjustments to programming and planning) should ensure that culture can remain open to the public
5. Additional public support (such as investments on energy efficiency), and measures to keep the energy bill under control (such as price caps) are crucial to continue cultural activities as culture contributes to the well-being of people
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