Sustainable Public, Cooperative and Social Housing

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H2020 Transition Zero project

Transition Zero is an EU Horizon 2020-funded project, carried out by Energiesprong, to establish the right market conditions for the wide-scale introduction of net zero energy homes across Europe. This will build on the...
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Zaramaga - social housing renovation challenge in sustainability

The project consists of an energy refurbishment in a social housing block containing 30 dwellings built between the 1950’s and 60’s and located in the neighborhood of Zaramaga in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain. The owner´s housing association,...
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Smart Buildings for a greener Europe – Live Stream videos available

          On February 14th, the Concerted Action on the Energy Performance of Building Directive (CA EPBD) held a livestreamed workshop on ‘Smart Buildings for a greener Europe: Emerging Policy and Practices”.   For your convenience, we...
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Smart eco-building and social housing: from design to reality

On 27 April 2017, just one day before the Passive House Conference 2017, experts from at least three Smart City projects will hold a joint workshop in Vienna, Austria, to share results and experiences on smart and sustainable refurbishment...
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SmarterHouse

SmarterHouse, a project of the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), is a residential energy savings guide. Following a review of measures to tighten up the building shell itself, the tool focuses on major appliances,...
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Getting our homes future ready Workshop

8 March 2017, 10:00-17:00,  Venue: House of Dutch Provinces 59 – 61 Rue de Trèves, Brussels   Essential skills and innovative solutions for a fair energy transition in public, cooperative and social housing. An...
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The 2016 Commission’s winter package - Does it address energy poverty?

Energy poverty is a major challenge across the EU, and has its root in low incomes and energy inefficient housing. The winter package presents a new approach to protect vulnerable consumers.   The Commission's energy efficiency proposals...
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Thermally efficient social housing for young adults

When young people move out of supported accommodation the leap to independent living can be tough. A new project in the north west of England is converting a former sheltered housing block for elderly people into managed...